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.
Sunderland fans have set up a fundraising page on behalf of two fans of rival team Newcastle United who died in the MH17 plane crash.
Here are the 10 Britons who died on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Two Newcastle fans travelling to watch the team play in a pre-season tour of New Zealand were on board flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine.