Newcastle United fans killed on flight MH17

Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder were killed in a Malaysia Airline plane crash over Ukraine. They were on their way to support their team.

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Sweeney family prepares for funeral

The family of Liam Sweeney are making the final preparations for his funeral service. A service for the Newcastle United fan, who died alongside fellow supporter John Alder in the Malaysia Airlines crash, will be held at the city's St Mary's Cathedral on Thursday.

His father ,Barry, says the support he has received from all over the world has been phenomenal.

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