Barcelona news

Tito Vilanova has 2nd throat surgery

December 20, 2012
By Associated Press
BARCELONA, Spain -- Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova had throat surgery again Thursday after a tumor on a saliva gland reappeared.

The 44-year-old coach is to have chemotherapy and radiotherapy for up to six weeks. The club did not provide a timetable for his return but said Vilanova might return to the sidelines while continuing treatment.

Assistant coach Jordi Roura will coach the team for Saturday's Spanish league game at Valladolid. Roura has been on the coaching staff since ...

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