Sunderland at Wembley: Thousands join in with minute's applause for Bradley Lowery

Sunderland's huge travelling support paid tribute to little Bradley Lowery at today's Checkatrade Trophy final.

By Gary Welford
Sunday, 31 March, 2019, 15:02

The 40,000-strong red and white army held a minute's applause in memory of the Blackhall boy in the sixth minute of the game against Portsmouth.

Fellow Black Cats fans Nicole Agar, who forged a special friendship with Bradley as they were treated for cancer, called for the tribute in the run-up to the game.

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And thousands of them obliged, as did many of the Portsmouth fans, who were also touched by Bradley's story.

The six-year-old lost his fight against neuroblastoma cancer in July 2017.