Petrov steps down from coaching role

August 21, 2013
By Ian Edwards

Stiliyan Petrov has made the decision to temporarily step down from his role as assistant coach at Aston Villa as he continues his recovery from acute leukaemia.

The Bulgarian has been in remission for 12 months and took up a position alongside Gordon Cowans with the club's Under-21 side in May.

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