The heartbroken youngster who had his hero’s cup ultimate shirt
‘snatched’ away at Wembley stadium will get to satisfy
Jermaine Beckford, who will current him with a signed
shirt, the membership has confirmed.
Preston North Finish stated it was ‘absolutely conscious’ of the incident
that occurred throughout Sunday’s playoff ultimate with Swindon
Vickie Timbrell, from Manchester, was seen in footage showing
to take Jermaine Beckford’s shirt from eight-year-old Ted
Dockray after he had gained a tug-of-war with different youngsters
through the Four-Zero win.
footage went viral on social media, members of the kid’s
household stated he was ‘gutted’ and that the shirt had been
(Picture: Carl Court docket)
Preston North Finish stated in a press release tonight: “The membership have
been in session with the Soccer League and the dad and mom
of the kid who’s alleged to have had the shirt taken from
him as seen on tv cameras protecting the match.
“Please notice, nobody concerned on this state of affairs is related
with Preston North Finish in any method, form or kind.
“The individuals seated within the space of the incident attended the
Play-Off Ultimate as a part of the League One Soccer League Children’
Cup Ultimate which was performed earlier within the day.
“We’re delighted to say that Jermaine is more than pleased to
signal and current the kid concerned along with his spare match shirt
from the sport.
“The membership may even present a stadium tour for the teenager.
“If the shirt that Jermaine wore is returned to us, we are going to of
course current this to the kid in query as a substitute.
“The membership won’t be commenting additional on the matter at this
time and would love the main target returned to Sunday’s unbelievable
achievement and constructing in direction of what might be an thrilling
season within the Championship.”
Earlier in the present day, Mrs Timbrell deleted her Fb account after
being focused by trolls on social media.
told the Manchester Evening News that she can be
contacting the police over the abuse she has obtained.
Nonetheless, the Metropolitan Police, Higher Manchester Police and
Lancashire Police have been unable to verify they’ve
obtained such a grievance.
Following the backlash in opposition to the girl, Ted Dockray’s aunt
Claire urged followers to go away the girl alone on Fb.
She advised a Preston North Finish fan web page: “We do not really feel any dangerous
feeling in direction of the girl and hope it calms down.
“[Ted] was a bit disillusioned however he is nice.
“My household would by no means need any bother for the girl over a
“I am positive it is going to be a cheerful ending for everybody concerned.”
declined to answer questions from the Mirror last night,
however insisted: “My aspect of the story will quickly come out.”
Jamaica worldwide striker Beckford weighed into the row
over the shirt yesterday, telling the Mirror: “It was supposed
as a goodwill gesture.
“I assumed it might go to an excellent house from somebody who was in a position
to benefit from the sport in the present day.
“Hopefully, it’s going to discover its method again to the child who caught
The presentation might be made at Preston North Finish’s stadium
Deepdale on Friday morning.