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Crystal Palace football club will hold a minute's silence after the death West Ham player Dylan Tombides, who died today of testicular cancer.
Fellow footballers and friends of Dylan Tombides have been paying tribute to the West Ham star on Twitter. The club has confirmed his death today after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Dylan Tombides, who has died aged 20, was a "larger than life character" who was "respected by everyone who knew him", West Ham United said in a statement.
The striker had been battling testicular cancer for nearly three years.
A club statement said:
West Ham United striker Dylan Tombides has died aged 20 following a long battle with testicular cancer.
The club confirmed that the Australia-born player, who was diagnosed with the disease in summer 2011, died on Friday morning with his family by his side.
There will be a minute's applause in tribute to the young footballer at West Ham's game against Crystal Palace tomorrow at Upton Park.
West Ham players will also wear black armbands in his memory.