Peterborough United stars bring joy to poorly children spending Christmas at hospital

Children preparing to spend Christmas in hospital were cheered by a visit from stars at Peterborough United on Tuesday.

Sunday, 23rd December 2018, 5:14 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:44 am

Skipper Alex Woodyard, goalkeeper Aaron Chapman, defender Rhys Bennett, midfielders Louis Reed and Marcus Maddison and striker Ivan Toney spent time chatting to patients at Peterborough City Hospital’s Amazon Children’s Ward and handed out gifts which were once again purchased by Steve Coulson of Serpentine Green Shopping Centre in Hampton. The players were joined by mascots Peter Burrow and Mick the Skip and staff from the football club.

Ivan Toney hands over a present
Aaron Chapman, Ivan Toney and Marcus Maddison

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Posh players and mascots with children and hospital staff
Presents being donated
Rhys Bennett, Alex Woodyard and Louis Reed hand over presents
Rhys Bennett speaking to a patient
Another happy youngster with their present
The players meet one of their youngest fans