Cory Davidson is back home in the North East after playing his part in Luton Town's historic FA Cup win over Norwich at the weekend.
The youngster from Blyth is in remission after an agressive brain tumour. He was mascot for non-league side Luton as they beat their Premiership rivals 1-0.
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