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North East footballer's world class bike ride

Former Newcastle United and Sunderland player Robbie Elliott is pushing on with his 3,500 mile bike ride, despite falling ill during the trip.

Elliott and his cycling partner are raising money for charity by biking from Lisbon to Newcastle.

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Footballing star cycles 3500 miles for cancer charities

After twenty years of football, Robbie Elliott is cycling a great chunk of Europe for charity, from Lisbon to Newcastle.

Robbie and his cycling partner are raising money for cancer charities, including Robbie's own foundation, but were inspired by Sir Bobby Robson whose old clubs they are visiting.

You can see the full report from Dan Ashby below:

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