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# 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.
# sad news
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”.
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.