Former Sunderland footballer Jermain Defoe is soon to be honoured for his heart-warming friendship with Bradley Lowery

The pair had struck up a close friendship and now Defoe is to be named Personality of the Year at the North East Football Writers' Association Awards. Today, Bradley's mum Gemma is putting the finishing touches to the award.

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