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North East soccer legend Bob Moncur has vowed to win his toughest battle ever - after being diagnosed suffering from colon cancer.

 

The former Scotland skipper, who led Sunderland to promotion in 1976 and was captain of Newcastle United in the 1969 Fairs Cup Final - the last trophy the Magpies won - went under the knife this week to have a tumour removed.

 

He is now back at his home in Gateshead, awaiting test results to see what further treatment is needed.

 

Now a football pundit for Century FM, Moncur said: "I know that I am not out of the woods yet, but people should not be surprised to see me at work as usual, albeit I may be walking a little slower than normal."

 

Source: http://www.sunderlandecho.com/nufc/Legend-...ncer.3280751.jp

 

Get well soon Bob :lol:

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