Boxer Fidel Smith pictured with Brendan Ingle, 1987
Boxer Fidel Smith pictured with Brendan Ingle, 1987

Looking back to the day when Sheffield said farewell to boxing legend Brendan Ingle

Sheffield boxing legend Brendan Ingle, who would have been 81 later this month, drew big crowds to his funeral at Sheffield Cathedral in June 2018.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 8:22 am

We look back in pictures to that moving tribute to Brendan here and at moments from his inspirational career. Brendan was both a hugely well-respected boxing trainer who helped to create four world champions and a man who fought tirelessly to help the city’s under-privileged and troubled young people at his Wincobank gym.

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