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In praise of Sven-Goran Eriksson

13 January 2024

11:00 AM

13 January 2024

11:00 AM

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has revealed that he has cancer and, ‘at best’, about a year to live. The sad news of his terminal illness prompted an understandable outpouring of support across football.

The official England team account posted on X/ Twitter: ‘Sending our love, Sven’. Meanwhile, ex-England captain Wayne Rooney paid tribute to Eriksson as ‘a brilliant coach and a special person.

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