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#Awful news

# awful-news - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Gloucester lock Ed Slater diagnosed with motor neurone disease
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Gloucester lock Ed Slater diagnosed with motor neurone disease

Jul 21st 2022, 5:57 PM 9,024 Views 5 Comments

The 33-year-old has retired from rugby with immediate effect, while various figures and organisations from within the British game have offered their support.

# awful-news - Monday 15 February, 2021

Former NFL star Vincent Jackson found dead aged 38
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Former NFL star Vincent Jackson found dead aged 38

Feb 15th 2021, 11:00 PM 14,431 Views 1 Comment

Jackson played wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Diego chargers.

# awful-news - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Wolves goalkeeper Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia
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From The42
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Wolves goalkeeper Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia

Jul 6th 2017, 7:02 PM 6,996 Views 6 Comments

“It would be an understatement to say that everyone at Wolves has been shocked and saddened,” said Wolves’ managing director.

# awful-news - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Ben Youngs withdraws from Lions squad due to family reasons
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Ben Youngs withdraws from Lions squad due to family reasons

May 6th 2017, 8:05 PM 15,774 Views 31 Comments

The England scrum-half had been included in Warren Gatland’s 41-man squad for this summer’s tour of New Zealand.

# awful-news - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Connacht's Ben Marshall forced to retire at the age of 26 due to concussion
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Connacht's Ben Marshall forced to retire at the age of 26 due to concussion

Jan 31st 2017, 3:42 PM 17,435 Views 13 Comments

The lock had been sidelined for the last number of months.

# awful-news - Monday 3 October, 2016

Former Liverpool defender Rigobert Song in a coma after suffering stroke
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From The42
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Former Liverpool defender Rigobert Song in a coma after suffering stroke

Oct 3rd 2016, 2:47 PM 8,105 Views 3 Comments

The 40-year-old former Cameroon captain is reportedly fighting for his life.