The sister of Charlie Harris-Beard, Ellie-Louise, was given a Kidderminster Harriers football shirt today, before kick-off against Cambridge United.
Two-year old Charlie, from Kidderminster, died yesterday after losing his battle to leukaemia.
Fans from both sides held a minute's applaud in memory of Charlie.
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