Aston Villa news
Petrov suffering from leukaemia
March 30, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Villa captain Petrov, 32, has made 30 appearances for the club this season in all competitions and most recently featured in Saturday's 3-0 defeat to Arsenal, but reported that he was feeling unwell in the aftermath of the game.
A club statement read: "The Villa board received news today that our long-standing captain Stiliyan Petrov has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia.