Carl Ikeme: Fans show support for Wolves keeper

Wolves keeper Carl Ikeme's illness shocked the football world when it was announced.

Since his leukaemia diagnosis was revealed, support has flowed in for the shot-stopper from across the globe – and backing has continued in recent days,

A massive sign on the M6 bearing the 1Keme slogan has already been highlighted by the Express & Star.

But that is far from the only show of support for the star.

Some fans have gone the extra mile in their backing – with one wearing an Ikeme shirt at the summit of Mount Snowdon, and a group of young Wolves fans from across the pond bearing the motto #TeamKemes.

Meanwhile, Wednesfield FC have named a stand at their Cottage Ground after Ikeme.

An upcoming 24-hour shootout ahead of Wolves' first Championship game of the year will also raise money for charity.

The footballing challenge is set to take place before the match against Middlesbrough on Saturday.

It will begin at 10am on Friday before and continue until 10am on the day Wolves kick-off their 2017/18 Championship campaign.

Organised by the club and fan Steve Plant – who is known for his sell-out book They Wore The Shirt – the event will raise money for the Cure Leukaemia charity.

Club legend Steve Bull will kick-start the event before fans are invited to try their luck at a penalty at £5 for three shots.

A 'top bins' challenge – similarly to the one on Soccer AM – will give fans the chance to win a certificate and the chance to take a penalty at a future game.

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