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Postby NottinghamWhite » 28 Apr 2021, 07:49

He's just posted this:

"Resilience like that was good to lean on when I was told before Christmas that I would need surgery on a brain tumour. It was easy to take the news with a matter-of-fact attitude because I’d seen how other people dealt with and processed significantly worse situations. I don’t want to dwell on my diagnosis. The tumour is benign and I won’t need radiotherapy or chemotherapy. The specialists expect me to make a full recovery. But I will be gone from The Athletic for a while and I didn’t want to vanish without explaining why."

Surgery tomorrow.

Awful news. All the best, Phil.

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Postby kk white » 28 Apr 2021, 07:58

Best of luck to Phil. Superb writer.
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Postby Barlow Boy » 28 Apr 2021, 08:30

The full article, referencing conversations with Matteo and Bamba, is written brilliantly.

Fingers crossed for a speedy recovery.
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Postby Mr Russell » 28 Apr 2021, 08:48

Sad news! Fingers crossed and a speedy recovery.
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Postby Davycc » 28 Apr 2021, 09:12

Best wishes Phil.
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Postby Selby White » 28 Apr 2021, 09:56

Fingers crossed for you Phil, hopefully back writing soon.
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Re: Phil Hay

Postby guitarmark » 28 Apr 2021, 10:37

Best wishes Phil - wishing a speedy recovery
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Postby ChilwellWhite » 28 Apr 2021, 10:43

Take care Phil a very good journalist in my opinion

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Postby gilesdriveby » 28 Apr 2021, 11:27

Excellent reporter, and hope he is back covering Leeds soon. When I am out of the house on match day Phil Hay and this forum are my go to places for updates.
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Re: Phil Hay

Postby Otherworld » 28 Apr 2021, 13:53

All the best Phil, hope the surgery goes well. I’ll miss your writing...
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