Brave dad of Sunderland hero and Liverpool star Jordan Henderson kept cancer battle secret from his son

Cancer survivor Brian Henderson,, father of Liverpool and England footballer Jordan Henderson.

Cancer survivor Brian Henderson,, father of Liverpool and England footballer Jordan Henderson.

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THE dad of England star Jordan Henderson has opened up about the cancer battle he kept secret from his son.

Speaking to the Echo, in the week the Premier League season kicked off, Brian Henderson has revealed that his cancer was diagnosed before Christmas, but he and his wife delayed telling former Black Cat Jordan and the rest of their family.

But as his surgery date grew closer, Brian told the midfield ace about the illness and spoke to his boss at Liverpool, Brendan Rodgers, about his ordeal.

 

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