Nigel Pearson, 1970-2022

Latest News Friday 15th April 2022, 7:30pm

by Hayley Bromley

The SRBF is deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of much loved sport commentator, presenter and journalist, Nigel Pearson, aged 52, on Good Friday, April 15.

We send our deepest condolences to Nigel's family and friends at this desperately sad time, and we ask everyone to fully respect Nigel's family's privacy.


12:15pm - A lap of Wombourne and the cricket pitch in the centre of the village

12:45pm - St. Benedict's Church, Church Road, Wombourne, WV5 9EZ

14:10pm - A private committal will take place at Gornal Wood Crematorium for family and close friends only.

Nigel's wish was for flowers from family and close friends only, otherwise he wanted donations to the Speedway Riders Benevolent Fund

We know Nigel wouldn't want everyone to be dressed in black so if you feel able, we would like to see lots of colour, just like a rainbow. However, we do appreciate that some of you may wish to dress in formal attire.