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Everton donates £200,000 to help fund cancer treatment for 5-year-old Sunderland fan

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5-year-old Sunderland supporter Bradley Lowery is trying to raise money to fund his cancer treatment. After the game between Sunderland and Everton on Monday night, Everton announced that they'd be donating £200,000 to the campaign to fund his treatment, and they invited him to the return fixture in Liverpool.

Bradley's close to reaching his goal. If you want to help him, you can donate here.

Hat trick of the day

Romelu Lukaku is really good.

In the news

John Terry will miss Friday's game against Liverpool with an injury. (ESPN FC)

Eric Dier has signed a new five-year contract with Spurs. (BBC)

José Mourinho says the Premier League doesn't help its clubs with Champions League rest like other countries. This isn't true. (AS)

Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to be able to play 90 minutes this week. (Mirror)

Apparently his experience with Valencia and England was so bad that Gary Neville might just never coach again. (Telegraph)

You should be reading

Ana Ayala on Colombia finally doing something to help women's soccer. (Unusual Efforts)

James Yorke on the stats behind this week in the Premier League. (Stats Bomb)

Matthew Hall on MLS being bad for Canadian player development. (Guardian)

What to watch on Tuesday (click for listings, all times ET)

Champions League: Eight games (2:45 p.m,) -- Arsenal vs. PSG is the big one, but we recommend City-Gladbach.

U.S. Open Cup: Dallas vs. Revs (10 p.m.) -- FCD is going for a domestic triple.


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