A former Manchester United football scout has been spared invasive surgery and given the all-clear after he was diagnosed with cancer last year.
Tom Critchley, 76, from Astley in Wigan, has spent almost 30 years spotting future Premier League stars and has helped give the likes of Danny Welbeck, Phil Bardsley and Michael Tonge a heads up in their football careers.
The grandfather-of-three, who also worked as a corporal in the Royal Engineers and now works as a club singer, was diagnosed with early stage rectal cancer last April.
Tom said he booked an appointment with his doctor as soon as he spotted possible symptoms of bowel cancer. READ MORE: Fit and healthy man, 28, gave up on GP before shock diagnosis READ MORE: 'I had a stomach bug on my wedding day - I had to leave my own party early' “It was a massive shock to be diagnosed with cancer as I’ve always been fit and healthy,” Tom said. “But I knew I wanted to get treatment right away.” Tom lost his wife Eileen to cancer when she was 54.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk
Get the latest stars news and celebrity rumours with exclusive stories, photos, videos and interviews.
Breaking up, scandals, engagements, divorces, gossip – all you need to know about the private lives of your favorite celebs.
Get to know the latest showbiz news along with exclusive interviews and even more. All this is waiting for you on the main page 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Who, where, when, with whom, how, why and for what!? Stay tuned to know first!
Just follow us daily and we will provide you with the current news from the life of famous stars and celebrities.
Owner: SNOWLAND s.r.o.
Registration certificate 06691200
16200, Na okraji 381/41, Veleslavín, 162 00 Praha 6
©2023. All rights reserved.