Newcastle striker Cisse dedicates Southampton screamer to Cory Davison

Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse has dedicated his wonder goal against Southampton to Cory Davison.

Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse has dedicated his wonder goal against Southampton to Cory Davison.

Cisse gestured to the crowds with a C sign for eight-year-old Cory, who is recovering from intensive chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Cisse said of his goal: “It was for Cory. I celebrated for him.

“Maybe I waited a long time to do it because I promised him for a while. But I finally did it. It was a nice goal for me – but he inspired me to score it.”

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