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Coronation Street sees Steve make a SHOCK decision over Oliver tonight

Steve and Leanne are given hope. But soon get more bad news...

Coronation Street sees Leanne and Steve's battle over Oliver continue tonight...

Coronation Street favourite Steve McDonald will take on a new battle tonight as he begs Leanne Battersby to drop her appeal.

Fans were left heartbroken last week as they watched Leanne and Steve get the devastating news that Oliver's life support machine is to be switched off.

Coronation Street spoilers: Will Leanne Battersby agree to withdraw Oliver’s life support?

Leanne and Steve have been to hell and back over recent months (Picture: ITV)

After a lengthy court case that saw Leanne and Steve take the doctors looking after Oliver to court, the pair were left devastated when the judge deemed it in Oliver's best interest that his life support was withdrawn.

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While the pair were both upset by the outcome, Leanne instantly decided to appeal the decision.

Leanne believes there could still be a glimmer of hope that new treatment for Oliver's condition could be found.

Coronation Street spoilers: Leanne Battersby has her day in court

Leanne and Steve were devastated when the courts decided it was time to withdraw Oliver's life support (Picture: ITV)

At first Steve decided to support Leanne's decision, however it was clear he was concerned.

A new twist 

Tonight's Coronation Street sees Leanne meeting with Imran and Elliot to talk about her appeal against the court's decision.

But her hopes to launch the appeal any time soon are quickly dashed with Imran breaks the news she will need Steve fully on board for her to have any chance of it working.

Leanne Coronation Street

Leanne begs Steve to support her appeal tonight, but there is a new twist heading her way (Picture: ITV)

Leanne will try her best to change Steve's mind about Oliver's future tonight, but will she be fighting a losing battle?

In tonight's second episode of Coronation Street, Steve is seen making a heartbreaking decision, leading to a fresh twist in the storyline.

Steve's shock moment comes as he begs Leanne to change her mind and drop the appeal, but will his words have any effect?

And what decision has Steve made that will leave Leanne reeling?

Coronation Street airs on Mondays and Wednesdays 7.30pm and 8.30pm with an hour long episode at 7.30 on Fridays on ITV - see our TV Guide for full listings.

Claire Crick
Claire Crick

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.