And now Jimmy Ball (Alan's son) is right behind the fund rasing effort and will co-host a fund raising evening in Maghull.
The "Tribute to Alan Ball" evening will be held at: The Maghull Community Association,
Howard Kendall will be guest speaker for the night and also confirmed for the event are Ronnie Goodlass and John Bailey.
It is also hoped that, amongst others, Colin Harvey and Derek Mountfiled will also be at the fund-raiser.
Doors open at 7.30pm for an 8pm start and a hot pot supper, raffle and Irish bingo are all included in the £20 admission price.
The event is smart dress only and tickets can be bought direct from the club or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
And for further information about the inspirational young boy, Alex Connerty please use the link below: