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Petrov In Remission - Official

Hopefully they'll be more to come on this tomorrow, but Karl Court, the former General Secretary of the Former Players' Association has passed on the great news that Stan is in remission.

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Everybody got excited when Alistair Campbell unfortunately said Stan was in remission previously when it wasn't accurate, but Karl has confirmed tonight that the great news is now true.

Tweeting:

'I have been asked by Stan to say a massive thanks to all of you as he has just received the fantastic news that he is in remission. But will have to be monitored for the foreseeable future. Once again thanks to you all for your ongoing support.'

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Made up for Stan on this, whilst the battle isn't over - in some ways it may never be with the risk of it returning - it's a huge step on the road to full recovery and it'll be a great weight off his and his families shoulders.

Congratulations Stan!

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The Journalist

Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 25 2012

Time: 8:56PM

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Great news!
mike_field
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25/07/2012 20:59:00

Nice!
The fear
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25/07/2012 21:01:00

The 19th minute. Every game. Home and away. Until He is back at Villa Park full time. We look after our own.
voiceoftheholte
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25/07/2012 21:06:00

Fantastic....onwards and upwards.....
reza
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25/07/2012 21:15:00

Brilliant, on his wayback
AntonVilla
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25/07/2012 21:18:00

Fantastic news! And fully agree with voiceoftheholte.
Stephen Jay Hawkings
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25/07/2012 21:19:00

Good to hear, this season is already off to a brilliant start and nobodys kicked a ball.
Lock
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25/07/2012 21:32:00

Awesomeness
DeanoVilla
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25/07/2012 22:05:00

Best news! Well done medics! Thanks for saving my hero!
thekentvillan
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25/07/2012 22:25:00

Sooo happy. Great news. Our leader is a proven fighter!!!!
king villa
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25/07/2012 22:27:00

Puts things into perspective. Superb. A giant of a footballer. Hope he'll continue to fight the good fight against such wretched misfortune.
VillaWillRiseAgain
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25/07/2012 22:46:00

Fantastic, well done Stan
Welsh Villain
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25/07/2012 23:08:00

Great news, nice one Stan!!
Charizma
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25/07/2012 23:40:00

Start polishing your boots Stan !
clubpaver
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26/07/2012 00:52:00

Wonderful news (officially)
Pride of Lions
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26/07/2012 01:42:00

I remember how good it felt to watch the team turn out each week when we were challenging for the CL spots and slowly it disappeared...MON, Barry, Young, Carew, Milner, Reo-Coker, Laursen, Bouma, Mellberg, Harewood, hell, even contributers like Zat bloody Knight were breifly here then gone, etc....But throughout it all Stan would always be out there, wearing the arm band and making me proud to support this club. I can't wait till the day he comes out that tunnel to do it again.
JWiLs2315
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26/07/2012 05:37:00

The best news ever and deservedly so for our captain. Agree with VOTH also. UTV. 19th minute for Stan.
holte ender 1969
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26/07/2012 07:31:00

Fantastic news, can't wait to see him step out at VP again and lead us to victory !!!
jfr7730
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26/07/2012 07:37:00

Great news. A true fighter and inspiration
beano_avfc
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26/07/2012 08:25:00

Still a long road to full recovery but he's on the right path thank goodness.
The Fear
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26/07/2012 08:44:00

19th minute for Stan should become a permanent thing! Great news, keep fighting Stan!
Fenrison
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26/07/2012 10:07:00

Top stuff, a great man and a true legend. Well done king Stan
AdzVilla11
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26/07/2012 10:22:00

Great!
callum_ws
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26/07/2012 10:43:00

Very pleased. Keep on fighting Stan!
Draig Cymraeg
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26/07/2012 11:13:00

Really needed to hear something positive this week after the week ive had, Nice one Stan we never doubted you fella, we Villans have watched you fight for every ball even when you were knackered in the 89th minute you still gave it everything to win that ball back for us which is somthing not a lot of players recently could ever say abut, thanks Stan and hope to see you back in a Villa shirt soon UTV!
ClivetheVillan
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26/07/2012 11:53:00

We look after our own, we look after our owwnnnnnn!!!!!, Stan is our leader, we look after our own!!! UTV #support stan
Upthevilla_83
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26/07/2012 16:25:00

Great news :)
Green Villan
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27/07/2012 01:58:00

 

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