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Former Swindon Boss Sturrock Has Parkinsons

Former Swindon Town manager Paul Sturrock has revealed he is suffering from Parkinsons Disease.

Sturrock made the revelation at a press conference where his current club, Plymouth Argyle are playing.

Speaking to the media Sturrock said, 'It doesn't really affect me, unless I forget to take a tablet - and then I just get a few tremors in my hand or my leg,' he said.
'It will not affect the way I go about my job. There's plenty of life in the old dog yet.'

Luggy as he is known to fans, spent just over a year at the County Ground and guided Swindon Town to promotion back to League One during the 2006/07 season.




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Writer: Moonraker1969 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 28 2008

Time: 1:32PM

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awful news, horrible disease. Glad to see him manfully fighting it!
The Fear
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28/07/2008 13:46:00

Nice man who always makes me smile with his antics... Hope he works for a long as he can.. Football would be less without him...
watford1881
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28/07/2008 16:06:00

Luggy has had this for 8 years so I dare say he will be fine! All the best to Luggy!
STFC_Gazza
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28/07/2008 17:26:00

Don't think he's the type to dwell on it but just get on with life - and best wishes to him... Another of the games characters and one of the shrewdest managers I believe we have had at Swindon.
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28/07/2008 17:55:00

 

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