Petrov in remission
Stiliyan Petrov was diagnosed with leukaemia four months ago
Aston Villa skipper Stiliyan Petrov appears to be winning his fight to overcome acute leukaemia after the club confirmed the midfielder is in remission.
Bulgarian international Petrov has been undergoing regular treatment at a London hospital since the illness was diagnosed four months ago.
Now the player nicknamed 'Stan' has received a positive bulletin in his battle to defeat the cancer, as Villa, in a club statement, said: "It is with great delight that the club can confirm on behalf of our long-standing captain, Stiliyan Petrov, that Stan's acute leukaemia is in remission."
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Great news, My dad is currently undergoing treatment fot throat cancer, The people that work in cancer care are the true heroes.
Hope you stay in remission Stiliyan Petrov and all others that have suffered.
i'm very happy for his family, stan is a true villa man in every sense we love him
. go on stan!1
brilliant news, keep it up...
why do we have to suffer the awful dating messages on serious stories like these?
Great news about Stan. All of us at home wish him well, it couldn't happn to a nicer guy.