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The ultimate ‘soccerifice’

Posted on 2 June 2016  - 01:20

When lifelong Arsenal supporter Debbie Allen posed for a picture wearing a Spurs shirt last week, you might have thought she was doing so unwillingly – but think again.

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Thanks to a kidney donation from cousin and Spurs season ticket holder Adam Myers, Debbie’s life was saved last week following a chronic kidney disease she has suffered from since 2003.

However, part of the ‘deal’ in receiving Billy the Kid(ney) – named after the great Bill Nicholson – was for Debbie to wear the famous Lilywhite to raise awareness of kidney charities and encourage further donations.

We congratulate Adam for stepping up and of course Debbie for her bravery. Read the full story in the Daily Mirror here.