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Get Well Soon Skipper - Best Wishes To Petrov

Club statement: Stiliyan Petrov

The Villa Board received news today that our long-standing captain Stiliyan Petrov has been diagnosed with Acute Leukaemia.

Stiliyan developed a fever following the Arsenal game last Saturday and subsequently underwent tests conducted by Dr Ian McGuinness.

Haematology experts confirmed the diagnosis today.

We expect to learn more about Stiliyan's situation in due course and we have moved quickly to support him and his family.

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During this time we ask that Stiliyan's privacy is placed ahead of all inquiries and trust that we will share information as we receive it.

Stiliyan is cherished by many and he will get from Villa every ounce of love and support that we have to help bring this to a positive conclusion.

Forum thread: Click Here

Petrov in action

Just awful awful news.

This guy is a true gent, I've met him through a mutual friend a few times and he cares SO much for the Villa and cares SO much for the fans.

One of those true gents, true players and a real Club Captain.

Always the nice guys isn't it.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday March 30 2012
Time: 3:16PM


Get well soon Stiliyan, thoughts and prayers with you.
The Fear
30/03/2012 15:18:00
Terrible news, but leukaemia is one of the most curable forms of cancer. He will be getting the best treatment. Fingers crossed and thinking about him. Good luck and get well soon Stan!
30/03/2012 15:18:00
A brilliant kind friendly man, I wish you all the best Stan we know you can fight this mate you are in the Green Villan household prayers and thoughts.
Green Villan
30/03/2012 15:19:00
Get well soon skipper!
30/03/2012 15:21:00
Echo Fears comments. Have been fortunate enought to spend time in his company. Was fortunate enough to sponsor a game against Sunderland a few years ago (we won 2 1 with a Young free kick) and I awarded the MOTM to Stan. He was brilliant after the game and on every other occasion since. Stan - get well soon. I am sure the football world will unite in their support for you and your family.
30/03/2012 15:23:00
Good luck Stan, terrible news
30/03/2012 15:24:00
Hope he has a complete recover.. Best wishes from vital arsenal.
30/03/2012 15:25:00
Get well soon Stan, you are a true gent and have always given everything you have for Villa. Lets hope you can overcome this as you have many other difficulties in the past!
Chelt Villan
30/03/2012 15:28:00
All the best Stan get well soon!!!!!!!!!
30/03/2012 15:28:00
Great captain, great bloke. Get well soon Stan.
30/03/2012 15:28:00
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