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Wilfred the Great

Wilfred Bouma was on hand today to assist in the opening of a new children’s cancer ward at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Edgbaston.

The unit is the result of over a years hard work to develop an area for the youngsters receiving treatment to have a calming and comfortable place for them to spend their time whilst at the hospital.

Bouma told avfc.co.uk:

“You don't usually want to be in a hospital because the atmosphere isn't always great but when you see happy faces when you arrive it gives you a great feeling.

“I am glad I was asked to open the ward and I think it's great that we, as a club, do community work like this.

“When you drive home, you realise how lucky you are that you, your family and kids are healthy.”

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Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 7 2008

Time: 5:07PM

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Good stuff from the Boum.
villabikes29
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07/03/2008 17:33:00

Well done mate - good to see footballers taking an active part in their communities.
The_Legend_Of_Zola
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07/03/2008 18:44:00

just shows they're not all spitroasting, coke sniffing alkies with an arse where their heads should be! godd on ya Wilfie
Waldorf
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07/03/2008 19:52:00

Not just Freddie, the whole club from what we read and hear plays an important role in helping the community. That has to be applauded.
glensider
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08/03/2008 13:10:00

Are we ever going to get around to offering Freddie a new deal? Isn't his current contract up come seasons end? Dragging our feet again it seems.
glensider
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14/03/2008 21:15:00

 

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