Local footballers bring Christmas presents for young patients

Members of Blackpool FC with staff from the Children’s Ward

BLACKPOOL Football Club stars paid their annual visit to the Children’s Ward at Blackpool Victoria Hospital today.

Several first team players including Mark Cullen and Kyle Vassell, along with mascot Bloomfield Bear visited the ward to chat to young patients and hand out presents.

They were shown around the ward by Play Specialist, Gemma Probin.

Members of Blackpool FC with supporter Callum Ellis

She said: “Blackpool FC are very good to us and we look forward to their visit every year.

“The children love seeing them and we are really grateful to the players for giving up their time to come and see us.’’

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