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Cancer survivor's cup final mascot dream comes true

ITV News sports reporter Natalie Pirks with Jake. Photo: ITV News

Cancer survivor and Bradford City fanatic Jake Turton has been unveiled as one of the two mascots to lead out his beloved Bantams when they take on Swansea City in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley on Sunday.

The facebook page to support Jake has had over 7,000 'likes. Credit: Facebook
Bradford captain Gary Jones picks out Jake from the crowd at Villa Park. Credit: ITV News

He was the mascot in Bradford's cup semi-final first leg against Aston Villa at Valley Parade and was picked out of the crowd by captain Gary Jones and kissed after city defeated Premier League side Villa in the second leg.

ITV News sports reporter Natalie Pirks reports: