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Liverpool youngster Woodburn, Leicester keeper Ward organise appeal for coronavirus donations

Liverpool youngster Ben Woodburn has helped raise money in the North West and North Wales.

Along with former Reds teammate Danny Ward, local charity the Emily Ffion Trust and Chester restaurant Hickory's Smokehouse, funds will be raised for children's charity Cash 4 Kids, which is providing relief to vulnerable families and children during the coronavirus crisis.

Ward and Woodburn's agent, former Crewe midfielder Dave Brammer, has explained how the players got involved.

"Players had been called out a bit in terms of being told they should be doing this, that and the other but as well as being involved in the 'Players Together' fund, Ben and Danny were aware that they should do something personal as well which they wanted to do," Brammer said, via Goal.

"Along with a friend of mine who owns the Hickory's Smokehouse chain of restaurants and The Emily Ffion Trust, we decided to do something together. Ben and Danny are putting some money in themselves and hopefully through various channels we can get the word out.

"There are that many people trying to do stuff but if you can help a little bit, it's great."

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