Leeds United's support for fan with leukaemia shows club's heart - YEP Comment
It’s a message from a Leeds United legend that resonates through the whole ethos of the Whites and what the club stands for.
Side before self, every time.
And that is what Leeds United fan Jude Hawkridge is hoping for as a book written about his favourite club aims to raise cash for the hospital that is treating him for leukaemia.
The eight-year-old was diagnosed with blood cancer on Valentine’s Day last year.
The book, written by a family friend and aptly called Marching On Together, follows the antics of the Whites and features cameos from Patrick Bamford and manager Marcelo Bielsa.
However, there is also a subliminal message about overcoming adversity, being resilient and keeping going.
And the Leeds United community is right behind Jude’s fundraising efforts with Bielsa himself signing a copy of the book.
On and off the pitch this is a club that looks after their own.
After all we’re all Leeds aren’t we.
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