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Fundraiser match for woman stuck in China with stomach cancer featuring Southwell City and Vale FC to be rescheduled due to poor weather

A fundraising football match has had to be rescheduled due to recent poor weather.

The fundraiser match organised by Southwell City to support the partner of a woman who is receiving treatment for stomach cancer in China will now go ahead at a to-be-determined date next year.

The match was originally scheduled to take place tonight (Thursday, December 7) but will not be going ahead this evening.

Gwen in hospital in China. Image: Matty Newton.
Gwen in hospital in China. Image: Matty Newton.

Matty Newton who played for Southwell City in the league champion side of 2021/2022 met Shuyu Zheng, known as Gwen when she was studying at the University of Nottingham.

The match will feature The Zebras going up against Newaton's Sunday football side, Vale FC.

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A GoFundMe has been set up and can be found by searching Fundraising for Gwen's Chemotherapy treatment on the site.

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