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Minute's applause planned at Aston Villa for young Ernie

By Jamie Brassington | Staffordshire | News | Published:

A minute's applause was being held at Aston Villa today in memory of the five-month-old grandson of Rushall Olympic's chairman.

Ernie

The applause will be held in the fifth minute to remember Ernie Lee Allen-Bryan, grandson of John Allen and son to Sam and Lee.

Ernie was born on October 5 and died on March 5. His funeral was held on March 25 at Aldridge Parish Church.

Villa are playing Blackburn Rovers at Villa Park with kick-off at 3pm.

The Allen family are Villa fans and the applause has been organised by friends of the family.

Nick Allen, Ernie's uncle, said: "There is a minute's applause planned in the fifth minute."

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
Senior Multi-Media Journalist - @JamieB_Star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star. Contact me at jamie.brassington@expressandstar.co.uk.

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