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Villa captain retires

Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov has announced his retirement from football after a battle with leukaemia. 3,000 fans will today wear masks of Petrov to mark his retirement.

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Petrov to be added to Villa's Hall of Fame

Petrov added to Villa Hall of Fame Credit: PA

Aston Villa have announced that Stan Petrov will be added to their Hall of Fame.

The list of twelve top stars was created in 2006.

They include Gordon Cowans, Eric Houghton, Brian Little, Dennis Mortimer, Ron Saunders, Peter Withe, Paul McGrath, Peter McParland, Charlie Aitken, William McGregor, George Ramsay and Billy Walker.

Petrov announced his retirement today.

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