Villa Captain continues leukaemia treatment

Aston Villa's Stiliyan Petrov said he is lucky to be alive as he continues his brave battle with leukaemia.

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400 mile bike ride completed for Petrov

Two masseurs who set off on a 400 mile bike ride from Celtic Park to Aston Villa in aid of player Stilyan Petrov, who as diagnosed with Leukaemia earlier this year, arrived in Birmingham this afternoon.

Pedal for Petrov saw Alex Butler and Andrew Smith – two colleagues and friends of Stiliyan, cycle up to 80 miles a day over five days to complete their bike ride.

The two cyclists were joined by Premier League players and other campaigners, including journalist and political aide, Alistair Campbell.

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