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Charity walk for footballer's daughter

Cici Holden died after contracting a rare blood disease Photo: MEN Syndication

Fans of Oldham Athletic FC will walk from the club's Boundary Park home to Bramall Lane in memory of a former player's daughter.

Dean Holden's daughter, 17-month-old Cici, died after contracting meningococcal sepsis, a rare bacterial blood infection, while on a family trip to Lanzarote.

Former Oldham player Dean Holden now plays for Walsall Credit: MEN Syndication

Dean, and his wife Danielle, have raised money and awareness about the disease, and now Oldham fans are also raising funds.

A group of fans will walk from Boundary Park to Bramall Lane, wearing t-shirts bearing Cici's face.

Oldham fans ahead of their walk on Friday night Credit: Rob Smith, ITV Granada