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Coyle pays tribute to Muamba's courage

August 16, 2012
By ESPN staff
Bolton manager Owen Coyle has hailed the "courage and strength" of Fabrice Muamba after the Wanderers midfielder was forced to retire from playing.

Muamba, 24, suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch during an FA Cup tie against Tottenham at White Hart Lane and was told by specialists last week that it would be too risky for him to attempt to resume his career.

He made a remarkable recovery after his heart had stopped beating for 78 minutes and had expressed the hope that he ...

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