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Charity football match for Sadie Rose

Sadie Rose Clifford Credit: ITV

A football match is taking place later in memory of a two-year-old girl from North Yorkshire who lost her battle with a rare form of cancer.

Fundraisers helped send Sadie Rose Clifford to America for treatment, but she died in June last year from neuroblastoma.

Local rivals Knaresborough Town FC and Boroughbridge FC will play each other later to raise funds for the Neuroblastoma Children's Charity Alliance UK.

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Reverend pays tribute to Sadie Rose

Over 600 mourners have turned out for the funeral of a little girl from North Yorkshire who died from a rare form of childhood cancer.

The small pink coffin of Sadie Rose Clifford was taken to St John's Baptist Church in Knaresborough for her funeral service this morning. Mourners were asked to wear coloured clothes in celebration of the joy that Sadie brought to her family.

She died from neuroblastoma last week after thousands of people were inspired to raise money to sponsor her treatment in America.

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Final farewell to little Sadie Rose, after losing battle with cancer

Sadie Rose Clifford
Sadie Rose Clifford Credit: Calendar

Dozens of people are expected at the funeral of a two-year-old girl from North Yorkshire - who has died from a rare form of cancer.

Sadie Rose Clifford from Knaresborough lost her battle against Neuroblastoma last month - despite her parents raising half a million pounds for treatment in America. Relatives will pay their respects at St John's Church, in the town.

Two-year-old Sadie Rose loses her battle with cancer

Sadie Rose Clifford
Sadie Rose Clifford Credit: Calendar

A two-year-old girl who was fighting a rare form of childhood cancer, has died.

Sadie Rose Clifford from Knaresborough in North Yorkshire passed away on Monday after losing her battle with neuroblastoma.

Earlier this month doctors confirmed there was nothing more they could do to help Sadie. The toddler's plight touched the hearts of thousands of people who helped to raise £500,000 to send her to America for life-saving treatment in February.

Sadie Rose Clifford
Sadie Rose Clifford Credit: Calendar

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