Goodwill messages pour in for Petrov

Messages of support from Petrov's current and former teammates have poured in after the Aston Villa captain was diagnosed with Acute Leukaemia.


1 of the nicest guys you'll ever meet and a top captain too. #Prayer4Petrov


I feel very sad with the new of our captain Petrov,our support for him and his family,he is very strong and will win this battle


Absolutely inconsolable here regarding Stilian.He will overcome this like all the other barriers he faced in his life..


Petrov Leukaemia diagnosis

Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov has been diagnosed with Acute Leukaemia, the club have announced.