Jon started to play football for FILO 'First in Last Out', a pub in Hastings old town. He played for a number of years and eventually captained the 11 a side team.

Jon was well known for his unusual and inspirational half time talks. You can still see the team photo with Jon and the team behind the bar at FILO.

Following this he played 11 a side football alongside his friend Tim Corrigan for local team Crowhurst