Matt's sisters get the CRY all-clear

The anxious wit for the family of tragic Matt Gadsby to find out if his three sisters suffer from the same condition that killed him is finally over.

All three girls got the all-clear from doctors last week.

"It was very emotional", explained Matt's dad Andrew, aged 49.

"We've had to live with that as well as everything else but the test showed no signs of anything."

Sutton-born Matt collapsed and died six months ago, 20 minutes into a match between his club, Hinckley United, and Harrogate.

Paramedics fought to save the 27-year-old's life for an h our before he was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An inquest into his death recorded a verdict of Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) – Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy.

But last week the family was told that Matt's sister Rachel, aged 26, Amy, aged 21 and 15-year-old Emily showed no signs of the condition.

The 'fantastic' news came just days before a charity football match taking place on Sunday (April 1) to raise money for the Matthew Gadsby Memorial Fund.

Excitement is building for the event which will see Hinckley United and a group of Matt's old team mates (the Gadsby Select XI) from Walsall FC, Kidderminster Harriers, Mansfield Town and Forest Green Rovers play some of the country's best-loved football legends.

The memorial match will star soccer greats Bryan Robson, Matt le Tissier, Steve McClaran, Peter Shilton and Jan Molby