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RIP Phil O'Donnell

RIP Phil O'Donnell

Former Wednesday midfielder Phil O'Donnell has died today after collapsing towards the end of Motherwell's Scottish Premier League game against Dundee United.

The 35-year-old Captain of Motherwell, who played for Wednesday in their latter stages in the Premiership and in the Championship, collapsed just as he was about to be substituted in the clash on Saturday.

Motherwell Manager Mark McGhee told the club website: 'We are all totally devastated and our thoughts are with Phil's wife and family.Phil was a great professional and gave everything when he played the game.This is a shocking tragedy.'

The Bellshill-born player arrived at Wednesday in the summer of 1999 after an impressive start to his career with Celtic, but saw his time at Hillsborough ravaged with injury and fitness problems, limiting him to only 13 starts in four and a half years at the club.

RIP Phil O'Donnell 1972-2007.

Writer:Nick
Date:Saturday December 29 2007
Time: 7:56PM

Comments

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OMG that's so tragic :( :( :( RIP Phil :( :( :(
Pardew is Sexy
29/12/2007 20:20:00
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My thoughts are with the O'Donnell family. R.I.P. Phil
Smurf
29/12/2007 22:24:00
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Terrible news, couldn't believe it when i heard last night. My thoughts are with his family and everybody at Motherwell.
will it ever happen
30/12/2007 10:12:00
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so so tragic we never really so the best of him but he will be in our thoughts. feel so sorry for his family. R.I.P. PHIL O'DONELL 1972 TO 2007
mick66owl
30/12/2007 12:27:00
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A huge shame for someone of his age and his health, was good for us when he played
Walkley
15/01/2008 21:55:00
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