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Best Wishes, Luggy

Former Wednesday manager Paul Sturrock has revealed that he's suffering from Parkinson's disease.

Luggy, who helped Wednesday to promotion to the Championship during his first year at Hillsborough, has revealed that he was diagnosed with a mild form of the disease about eight years ago and has come public with the news.

And he's determined to carry on in management with Plymouth Arglye.

'I don't want sympathy, I don't want people feeling sorry for me - I just thought this was the right time to bring things into the open,' he told the BBC.

'It doesn't really affect me, unless I forget to take a tablet - and then I just get a few tremors in my hand or my leg,' he said.

'It will not affect the way I go about my job. There's plenty of life in the old dog yet.'

All at Vital Sheffield Wednesday wish Luggy all the best and look forward to seeing him back at Hillsborough with Argyle next season.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 29 2008

Time: 10:16AM

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Wednesday legend, best wishes King Paul! :)
NicNac
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29/07/2008 12:15:00

Agree NicNac. Absolutely love the guy, wish him all the best. Sturrock is our king!
SuperOwls
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29/07/2008 13:46:00

easily the best manager in the last 10 years and did wonders at s6. a nice guy and a credit to the game. he even appeared as one of my guest speakers at my company's dinner a real gent. good look paul!!
bladesforlife1889
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29/07/2008 15:01:00

Will always be a wednesday legend in my eyes, best wishes KPS.
BedfordOwl
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29/07/2008 19:23:00

best wishes to him. He pulled us out the gutter when we needed him most. great guy
Norman
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30/07/2008 00:03:00

Not the greatest manager but wish him well and all the best for the future!
will it ever happen
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01/08/2008 09:41:00

 

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