Date: 5th September 2008 at 3:28pm
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Ian Taylor will defy gravity this Saturday and undertake a freefall skydive from 10000 feet. Why you ask? To raise money for Acorns!

Taylor, used to going from box to box at 120mph will now go at that speed vertically for the Club’s official charity partner.

He isn’t doing it on his own though, he’s not quite that mad. He’ll be strapped to a professional parachute instructor throughout the descent, which incidently is the only way to jump from such a height without training to be a professional.

The dive is taking place at the Skydiving Centre at Hinton Airfield in Brackley and kicks off, well jumps off between 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

Speaking on the official site without so much as a quivering lip, Tays said:

‘It is going to be amazing and I’m feeling fine at the moment – but I’m sure I’ll be nervous on the day.

‘The main thing is that the money goes to a really worthwhile charity.

‘I was so impressed with the football club when it announced its partnership with Acorns so I am delighted to be doing my little bit to help.’

Ian Taylor is a top, top man. He never let us down on the pitch, and he’s still doing the club justice even now.

The next time folks see him in the stands with his fan cap on, make sure you show your appreciation.