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Jermain Defoe dedicates goal against Brighton to the memory of Bradley Lowery

Monday, 18 September 2017 18:04
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JERMAIN Defoe dedicated his first Premier League goal for Cherries to the memory of Bradley Lowery. During his time at Sunderland, the England striker struck up a close friendship with football mascot Bradley, who died in July from a rare form of cancer, aged six.

And the Cherries frontman, who fired home the decisive strike in the 2-1 win over Brighton on Friday, insisted memories of his time with the youngster were “still in my heart”. The 34-year-old told the Daily Echo: “I did say when I scored my first goal back, I wanted to dedicate it to little Bradley, even though he is probably looking down on me thinking ‘you’re playing for the wrong team!’

 

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