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Summer tragedy spurs on Leicester winger Albrighton

Leicester City winger Marc Albrighton is hopeful his performances on the pitch can go some way to bringing happiness to his family after a tragic summer.

Albrighton's partner Chole Fulford lost her mother Sue Davey in the Tunisia terror attacks in June.

Albrighton pointed to the heavens in a tribute to Davey after he scored in Leicester's 4-2 win over Sunderland on Saturday.

"You look at life and everything in a different light and different way. You think about what is important and what is not important," Albrighton said.

"If I can play football then it is taking my mind off things and if I am doing well my family are happy and that is all I can ask for. I will see them now and they will all be happy, when you see them smiling it is the best thing in the world.

"At the minute we have my girlfriend's brother Conor Fulford living with us. He was getting into me saying you need a celebration, you need to do something for my mum.

"Chloe has been saying her mum has been up there putting a few things right and she has definitely helped me out.

"I can't thank everyone enough for the way that myself, and especially my family, have been treated."

Gerard Laws
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