1. ITV Report

Money raised to pay for five-year-old Leeds United fan's treatment

Toby Nye can now have his treatment Credit: ITV News

£200,000 to pay for a young football fan's treatment for a rare form of cancer has been successfully raised.

Toby Nye was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma last year.

His family launched an online fundraising page to pay for a treatment in America which is not routinely available on the NHS.

The campaign has been supported by Leeds United, with all staff at the club donating a day's wages to the fund.

Leeds United players celebrated with Toby for his fifth birthday earlier this month Credit: ITV News

And the final £25,000 has been donated by Leeds midfielder Samuel Saiz this week.

Samu Saiz donated the final £25,000 to Toby Credit: PA

Leeds United Managing Director Angus Kinnear said: “We talk about family and togetherness a lot at our club, it’s a culture we have been determined to reinstate across everyone involved with Leeds and raising this money has truly been a team effort.

Staff, players, corporate partners and our supporters have united together to give Toby the best opportunity with further treatment and I am incredibly proud of everyone concerned.

– Leeds United Managing Director Angus Kinnear