As a part of Rob’s tour of Upton Park, Rob was lucky enough to meet both David Gold and Dylan Tombides. Now well on the road to recovery, the following article was posted on the www.whufc.com website:
Last July, Dylan Tombides was diagnosed with testicular cancer after a random drug test while representing Australia at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup.
After undergoing chemotherapy and major surgery, the 18-year-old striker is back in training at Chadwell Heath and looking forward to pulling on his boots again next Monday.
Speaking to the matchday programme, the rising star discusses the biggest fight of his life and thanks everyone connected with West Ham United for helping him through it.