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Louis Thornton tribute asked of Boro fans

Louis Thornton (l) playing for Corinthians against DHSOB

Corinthians captain was a lifelong supporter

Middlesbrough supporters are being asked to pay tribute to a Manx fan of the club at their next home match.

The death of Corinthians captain Louis Thornton rocked Manx football last weekend, after the 26-year-old was found dead in a hotel room in Liverpool early on Saturday morning.

He had been due to go watch Boro against Everton with a group of friends later that day.

Those attending their match against Tottenham on Saturday are being asked via an online campaign to stand and applaud in the 26th minute.

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