UK time is: 14:49:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Mark Devlin Back In Hospital

Swindon Town chief executive Mark Devlin is back in hospital after he suffered an infection to a wound as a result of a plane crash earlier in the season.

Devlin who along with his son Stan and former investor Bill Power, were involved in a serious plane crash whilst returning from Swindon`s first away fixture at Hartlepool, had been hoping to return to the County Ground any day soon.

Devlin who has been criticised for his role in taking Swindon Town 700,000 into debt had been hoping to return to the club to explain the overspend that has left a gaping hole in the clubs finances and leaves the club in a difficult position in terms of finding funds to clear the over spend.

Devlin returned to the County Ground last season and had improve club-fan relations prior to his absence from the club.
Devlin has been wearing a back support after injuring his back in the plane crash and had several operations during the following few weeks.

Over the weekend, Devlin was readmitted into hospital as one of the wounds from the crash became infected.

Devlin has since had 2 operations, One on Saturday and one yesterday to clear up the problem.

The Chief Executive is expected to be released in the next week or so after doctors can see how he progresses.





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Moonraker1969 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday October 10 2006

Time: 1:13PM

Your Comments

hope he gets well soon ! not having much luck at the minute is he ?? :-(
dazednconfuzed
Get Well Soon Mark. We need you back at the County Ground ASAP.
STFC_Editor
Not surprised he has relapses with all the crap he has had to read of this board. Get well soon.
red_gilly
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swindon Town Articles

Brad Smith Re-Called By Liverpool (Monday October 20 2014)

Tranmere Sign Swindon Striker On Loan (Friday October 10 2014)

Swindon Open Contract Negotiations (Tuesday October 7 2014)

Swindon's Harley Trains With Exeter City (Monday September 29 2014)

Obika Out For Up To 12 Weeks (Monday September 29 2014)

COOPER: Barnsley Reaction (Sunday September 28 2014)

Swindon's Obika Could Be Out Long Term (Sunday September 28 2014)

Archived Swindon Town Articles

List All Vital Swindon Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swindon 2 - 2 Oldham
Swindon 5 - 2 Sheff Utd
Swindon 2 - 0 Crewe
Swindon 1 - 1 Coventry
Gillingham 2 - 2 Swindon
Bradford 1 - 2 Swindon

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. MK Dons 12 7 2 3 12 23
5. Notts County 13 6 5 2 8 23
6. Sheff Utd 13 7 2 4 3 23
7. Swindon 12 6 4 2 10 22
8. Oldham 14 5 7 2 5 22
9. Rochdale 13 6 2 5 8 20
10. Chesterfield 13 5 4 4 3 19

Breaking League News

MK Dons : 22/10/2014 11:31:00
Report: MK Dons 2-1 Fleetwood Town
MK Dons : 22/10/2014 11:22:00
Craig Fagan On Trial
Walsall : 22/10/2014 11:09:00
Leyton Orient : 22/10/2014 11:03:00
O's Continue Fine Form On The Road
Leyton Orient : 22/10/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with the signing of Jonathan Obika?
Suggested By:  
Yes 38%
No 37%
Unsure 25%