Aston Villa’s official foundation page posted details of a number of supporters being invited to Villa Park to watch first-team training on Tuesday afternoon.
And plenty of fans then heaped praise towards the club for their act of kindness on social media.
Villa trained on the Villa Park surface ahead of Sunday’s visit to north London and invited supporters who have faced adversity in terms of their mental or physical health to watch the session in person.
The club’s official foundation page shared three pictures alongside their message on Tuesday, two of which were of Smith.
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Villa fans react
This is what these Villa fans had to say in reply to the tweet after Villa’s official account retweeted the update, with one labelling it as ‘amazing’.
“This is brilliant”
“Amazing. Hope everyone who attended had the most special day”
“These owners. These people in charge. This team. This club. My club.”
“My club simply the best”
“Love our club. UTV”
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