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# sad news

Last year
2022
# Disease
Former Celtic and Scotland striker Frank McGarvey diagnosed with cancer
Sons Scott and Sean posted messages on their Twitter accounts confirming the news.
# sad news
Former Scotland goalkeeper Andy Goram reveals terminal cancer diagnosis
The 58-year-old has been told he has around six months left to live.
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# sad news
Manchester United great Denis Law reveals dementia diagnosis
‘I know the road ahead will be hard, demanding, painful and ever changing.’
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Man United and England legend Sir Bobby Charlton diagnosed with dementia – report
The Telegraph say the 83-year-old’s wife, Lady Norma, has given her blessing for his condition to be reported.
# Bowing out
'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire
Cormac Bane suffered two ‘serious and prolonged’ concussion injuries over the past two years.
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Ex-Liverpool defender retires at 29 after motor neurone disease diagnosis
Stephen Darby has not played since December, and today released a statement announcing his retirement.
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Ajax confirm 20-year-old Abdelhak Nouri has suffered 'serious and permanent brain damage'
The midfielder collapsed during the second half of the club’s pre-season friendly against Werder Bremen on Saturday.
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Imelda May reveals marital split on Facebook to "dispel any bad rumours"
She said that “the papers are running with it soon”.
# GAA
Galway footballer Shane Walsh to miss Mayo game after breaking hand
The Tribesmen are in action next week.
# Bamboozling
Edinburgh Zoo's panda is "no longer pregnant"
It is not known whether Tian Tian had a miscarriage.
# sad news
Brolly's kidney transplant to friend Finnegan fails due to medical complications
The RTE pundit has received news that his donation has not been received successfully.
# sad news
Week-old baby panda dies in US zoo
“We are brokenhearted to share that we have lost our little giant panda cub,” said the National Zoo in DC.
# sad news
Home Alone's 'old man Marley' dies
The actor, who starred with Macauley Culkin in the hit comedy Home Alone, has passed away at the age of 87.