A terminally ill five-year-old Sunderland fan has appeared as an Everton mascot for the visit of Manchester City in the Premier League.
Bradley Lowery, from Blackhall Colliery near Hartlepool, was cheered as he was carried onto the pitch by Toffees striker Romelu Lukaku on Sunday.
Before kick-off, Bradley kicked a ball into the Goodison Park net.
Bradley was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2013 but his mother has confirmed he “will lose his fight”.
In December, Gemma Lowery announced all three options presented by a consultant would not cure Bradley’s illness. Around £700,000 was raised to fund treatment in the USA.
Everton pledged £200,000 to the cause in September, when Bradley was mascot for Sunderland’s home fixture with the Toffees at the Stadium of Light.
Fans up and down the country took Bradley to their hearts, resulting in him receiving thousands of Christmas cards.
His appearance at Goodison Park was much anticipated, with travelling City fans …