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Exeter City striker Adam Stansfield's funeral announced

The funeral of a Devon football player who died of cancer, aged 31, will take place next week, it has been announced.

Exeter City striker Adam Stansfield was diagnosed with bowel cancer in April. He died last Tuesday.

The former Yeovil and Hereford player, who was born in Tiverton, scored seven goals in 19 appearances for Exeter last season.

The funeral will take place at the Cathedral Church of St Peter in Exeter on Wednesday 25 August.

The Adam Stansfield Foundation has been set up by his family for youth football in the South West.

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