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PUBLISHED: 12:25 31 December 2008 | UPDATED: 10:46 11 August 2010

Courtney Bartram-Richards with Lucas Neill

Courtney Bartram-Richards with Lucas Neill

FOOTBALLERS from West Ham United and Dagenham and Redbridge visited sick children in Queen s Hospital over the Christmas period. The Hammers first team, including manager Gianfranco Zola were first to arrive. Players talked to the children, signed autogra

FOOTBALLERS from West Ham United and Dagenham and Redbridge visited sick children in Queen's Hospital over the Christmas period.

The Hammers first team, including manager Gianfranco Zola were first to arrive. Players talked to the children, signed autographs and handed out presents to cheer the patients up.

Among those who met the footballers was Courtney Bartram-Richards, 10, from Dagenham, who had her photograph taken with club captain Lucas Neil.

A few days later Daggers stars came along to the hospital and did the same.

A Queen's spokesperson said: "The players were fantastic. They really took the time to get to know the children, playing games and chatting away.


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