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Tributes paid to Doncaster's Billy Sharp after baby tragedy

Evening all, this article is a day old but I still feel the need to post this online. What Billy Sharp has done is put life into perspective, he's captured the hearts of a nation & united football/soccer!


Tributes have been paid to Doncaster striker Billy Sharp after he played and scored against Middlesbrough three days after the death of his newborn son.

Sharp led a minute's applause before Tuesday's 3-1 defeat by Middlesbrough, in which he scored the opening goal.

Afterwards, Sharp wrote on Twitter: "My goal tonight was the most important of my career dedicated to my brave boy Luey Jacob Sharp. love you son.

"I was crying [during] the minute's applause. Thanks to both sets of fans."

Other tributes made on the site include one from ex-Ipswich player Matt Holland.

He wrote: "Thoughts are with Billy Sharp and

Added: Nov-2-2011 Occurred On: Nov-1-2011
By: England1415
Tags: Billy Sharp, doncaster rovers, football, championship, true hero, legend, family, Middlesbrough
Location: Doncaster, England, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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