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Clubs spread festive cheer in local communities

26 Dec 2019
Liverpool hospital visit, Alder Hey

Find out how Premier League players, managers and club foundations helped those less fortunate around them at Christmas

Ahead of the busy festive period, Premier League players and managers and the club foundations have been spreading cheer in their local communities, including visits to hospitals, to help raise the spirits of those less fortunate.

Here's a look at what the clubs have been up to in the lead-up to Christmas.


The league leaders visited the city's Alder Hey children's hospital, where one lucky boy got a special present from Jurgen Klopp


Tottenham Hotspur

Harry Kane took his Spurs team-mates to the place he was born, Whipps Cross Hospital in London, to deliver presents and bring Christmas cheer to the young people.


Defender Mason Holgate spread cheer at Claire House children's hospice. 

Manchester City

The champions' players and manager went to see the kids at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.

Crystal Palace

Palace duo Mamadou Sakho and Christian Benteke this week visited the Brixton & Norwood Food Bank to deliver donations from club staff and players.

The food bank is located only four miles from the club's Selhurst Park home and is expected to distribute up to 700 presents over the festive period.

Leicester City

The Leicester Royal Infirmary was where the Foxes gave away presents and visited patients. 

Manchester United

The United players visited a number of local hospitals in the lead-up to Christmas.


The Saints Foundation arranged a special event for their Senior Saints participants, some of whom can be lonely at Christmas.

The participants recently received personalised Christmas cards, made by students who take part in the Premier League Primary Stars programme.


Brighton & Hove Albion
West Ham United
Sheffield United

AFC Bournemouth
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Norwich City

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