Family of tragic Blues fan 'overcome with emotion' as minute's applause bid goes viral
A mum whose son died tragically she is “overcome with emotions” after an appeal for a minute’s applause at tonight’s Everton game went viral.
Huge Blues fan Jake Watson, 14, from the Isle of Man, died from a severe asthma attack on September 19.
Lea Watson, 37, said the family couldn’t believe it when The Everton Way group on Facebook asked for fans attending the Crystal Palace match tonight to applause during the 14th minute in tribute to Jake.
She said: “We had no idea. Within a space of maybe an hour the post had reached over 300 shares.
“Mark, Jake’s stepdad, and I liked the page and... read more
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