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Move Over Moyes, the ‘Dream Team’ is Here.
Thursday 24th April 2014 @ 14:58 by Anna Fletcher


Brave Tameside youngster Ethan Gleave was ‘star-struck’ when his dreams came true and he got to meet his Manchester United heroes.

Including one of his favourite players and new caretaker manager of the team Ryan Giggs.

Ethan was one of a group of Manchester United fans from across the country who got to meet their heroes at Manchester United’s Aon Training Complex at Carrington.

The event was the latest of Manchester United Foundation’s biannual Dream Days for children and adults with serious and life-limiting illnesses.

Eleven-year-old Ethan, from Denton, is battling against a brain tumour and now faces more than 12 months of chemotherapy treatment at Manchester Children’s Hospital.

His mum Clare Hibbert explained: “He was diagnosed with the brain tumour back in 2008 and underwent 18 months of chemotherapy treatment then.”

But sadly the tumour returned and Ethan had further treatment in 2011 and is facing another brave battle now.

But the determined youngster is doing well and Clare says the doctors are really pleased with him at the hospital and that the tumour has shrunk following the treatment so far.

Ethan is still able to attend school and is a pupil at Linden Road Primary in Denton where he is also doing well.

More on this story in this week’s (24th April) Tameside Reporter.