Liverpool news Ex footballer says 'our hearts will never heal' as baby boy dies MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Former Tranmere Rovers and Southport player Joe Thompson has paid tribute to his son
Breaking News ! Former Tranmere Rovers player Joe Thompson and his wife have paid tribute to their baby son whose 'heart stopped beating'. The dad, who has previously beaten cancer twice, shared the heartbreaking news on Sunday. Joe, who also formerly played for Southport and Carlisle announced their son, who they named Dre Phoenix, died when his heart stopped beating before he was born. He died on Wednesday night. Joe, who is married to wife Chantelle, said: " #RipDrePhoenix We lost our baby boy on Wednesday night. "His heart stopped beating the day before we brought him into the world. "A scar over our hearts that will never heal. We will one day find peace in our pain and the strength to rise again. "But now we must grieve." Receive newsletters with the latest news, sport and what's on updates from the Liverpool ECHO by signing up here Joe Thompson while at Tranmere Rovers with his partner Chantelle Perry and daughter Thailula Lily Thompson Joe's devastating news prompted many messages of condolence from friends and fans, the MEN reports. Trevor Sinclair replied: "So so sad to read this Joe.
.. deepest condolence to you, your wife & all your family. "God bless you all, pls look after each other brother and RIP Dre Phoenix." His old club, Rochdale AFC replied: "We’re so very sorry to hear this, Joe. Our thoughts are with you & your family. Sending you all of our love." It's almost three years since Joe announced he was cancer free after beating the disease twice. Keep up to date with local news in your area by adding your postcode below:
Joe, a former Manchester United youth player, beat nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma in 2014 after six months of chemotherapy. But in March 2017 he confirmed that the cancer had returned after a tumour was found on his chest. He stopped playing while he underwent more treatment and was told he was in complete remission again after fighting back again with the support of his wife Chantelle, their daughter Thailula-Lily, former Rochdale manager Keith Hill and his team-mates.
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