Sevilla coach Berizzo in prostate cancer shock


first_img“Further tests will determine which steps to follow regarding his treatment.“Sevilla FC wants to show their full support to the coach right now and wishes him a speedy recovery.”Berizzo, 48, made no statement on his health when speaking to media after the Spanish side came from 3-0 down at half-time to draw 3-3 against the five-time European champions.A former centre-back for River Plate, Marseille and Celta Vigo among others, Berizzo is in his first season as Sevilla boss after three successful years in charge of Celta.Several Sevilla players had hailed Berizzo’s powers of motivation to orchestrate their second-half fightback.“We had to come out with a different attitude for the fans and for the boss, he made us play like that,” said Argentine international Ever Banega.“He turned the situation around in the second-half.”Spanish football has rallied round Berizzo with numerous clubs, including his former side Celta sending their support.“All our strength and support for Berizzo,” the Galicians posted on Twitter.“Be strong boss, you are in the best place in the world to not give in because there they never give up,” said Sevilla’s legendary former sporting director Monchi, who joined Roma earlier this year.Sevilla sit fifth in La Liga and need just a point from their final Champions League group game away at Maribor to secure their place in the last 16.It remains to be seen whether Berizzo will need to take time away from his duties as coach to concentrate on his recuperation.In the 2012/13 season, then Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova stood aside for several months as he underwent treatment for throat cancer in New York.Vilanova returned for the final two months of the season as Barca won the league with a club record 100 points, but resigned shortly afterwards and passed away in April 2014 at just 45.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Sevilla coach Berizzo in prostate cancer shockSEVILLE, Spain, Nov 22 – Sevilla’s Argentine coach Eduardo Berizzo has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the club confirmed on Wednesday, just hours after his side staged a remarkable comeback against Liverpool in the Champions League.“The medical services of Sevilla FC can inform that the coach of the first team, Eduardo Berizzo, has been diagnosed with an adenocarcinoma of the prostate,” the club said in a statement.last_img read more

A GOLDEN ERA AT RAPHOE ROYAL AND PRIOR REMEMBERED


first_imgThe Goudie sisters from Raphoe who attended the Royal & Prior School Past Pupils Association 50th anniversary reunion at Harvey’s Point Hotel. Included are Olive, Pauline, Heather and Liz.The Past Pupils Association of the Royal and Prior Comprehensive School celebrated 50 years in existence on Saturday 21st May in Harvey’s Point Country Hotel, Lough Eske.The Association incorporates past pupils from the old Royal School in Raphoe, the Prior School in Lifford and the present Royal and Prior Comprehensive.Almost 200 people attended, including past pupils, friends and invited guests, some having travelled overseas to be present. Founding members John Carlin, cut the cake at the Royal & Prior School Past Pupils Association 50th anniversary reunion.The Association was founded in 1966 and three of the founding members were in attendance, Ms Roberta Campbell, (née Davidson), Mr John Carlin and Mrs Evelyn McCandless, (née Stewart) and all three did the honours of cutting the jubilee cake before proceedings got underway.Mr Lowry Craig, the fourth founding member, living in South Africa, was unable to attend but sent an email wishing the Association well, on their anniversary, and shared some wonderful memories that he had of days in the Old Royal School and of his time in Trinity College, Dublin.Hazel Brown (nee Buchanan), Ann Robinson (nee Buchanan), Jean Curran (Nee McElhinney) and Carol Porter (nee McKinney) at the Royal & Prior School Past Pupils Association 50th anniversary reunion.The President of the Association, Mr Aubrey Oliver, welcomed those present and Rev. Canon John Merrick said Grace before dinner.After dinner toasts were proposed by Dr Howard Welch, Principal of the Royal and Prior to the Past Pupils Association. Mr Aubrey Oliver responded on behalf of the Association and proposed a toast to the invited guests, (Mr Tom Galbraith, Armagh, Mr Keith MacLean, Dungannon, Mr Stephen Richmond, Portora and Mr Richard Johnson, RBAI). John Robinson, Drew Corry, Mitchell Patterson, Trevor Long and Tommy McKean at the Royal & Prior School Past Pupils Association 50th anniversary reunion.Then Mr Desmond West, former Principal of the school replied on behalf of the invited guests.Rev. Canon David Crooks shared memories of his schooldays in the Old Royal School and Ms Marian Thompson, (née Reilly) reminisced about her days in the Prior School in Lifford. Master of ceremonies was Mrs Jean Curran.Emily Boal (nee Patterson) Drew Corry, Malcolm Stewart andMemorabilia from all schools was on display. Mrs Jennifer Vance played the harp while people arrived and music was provided after the meal by “Jazz Gazette”. All present agreed that it was a wonderful evening and the organising committee would like to thank Donegal County Council, Fáilte Ireland, and IBP Insurance for their generous funding which ensured that the event was a huge success.Trevor Long, Geraldine West and Jillian Long at the Royal & Prior School Past Pupils Association 50th anniversary reunion.Marion and Ken Sayers at the Royal and Prior School Past Pupils Association 50th anniversary reunion.A GOLDEN ERA AT RAPHOE ROYAL AND PRIOR REMEMBERED was last modified: May 23rd, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalGolden JubileeRaphia Royal and Priorlast_img read more