Man Utd winger Young helps sick fan to complete bucket list
The Mirror reports United fan Rob Booth wrote to the Premier League champions and the management company of Sir Alex Ferguson to request a seat in an executive match for his father John, who was diagnosed with cancer three years ago.
He also spoke to a number of United fanzines, asking for their help and once the message was relayed on Twitter, Young got involved.
The England international replied to a message from one United fan's retweet saying: "Please direct message me the information, I'd love to help them out."
A representative of Young, who has been widely criticised for diving this season, then contacted Rob and his family and the 36-year-old has admitted his shock at recent events.
He said: "I've been blown away by it all to be honest. I didn't even know it got on Twitter.
"I asked on Red News and got in touch with the club about whether we could get a ticket and then someone told me Ashley Young wanted to help.
John Booth is a previous RAF servant and held a season ticket at Old Trafford, prior to giving it up after being diagnosed with the condition.
He later compiled a bucket list of things he wants to do before he passes away, with the final one to watch his beloved United.
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