Sunderland fan who set up fund for Newcastle fans killed in MH17 disaster meets victim’s brother

TRIBUTE ... Gary Ferguson meets Marc Sweeney, whose brother Liam, right, was one of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster.

TRIBUTE ... Gary Ferguson meets Marc Sweeney, whose brother Liam, right, was one of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster.

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SOUTH Tyneside man Gary Ferguson, who set up a fund in honour of two Newcastle fans killed on board Flight MH17, has met up with the brother of one of the victims.

Sunderland supporter Gary, from South Shields, met Liam Sweeney’s brother Marc at St James’s Park, as he laid a floral tribute on behalf of Sunderland fans.

The tribute depicts a football shirt, half black and white, and half red and white, with the word United across it.

 

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