Stoke legend Terry Conroy in hospital in critical condition

21 March 2011 02:54
Former Stoke winger Terry Conroy was today critically ill in hospital after undergoing emergency surgery.[LNB]The 64-year-old Irishman, a mainstay of Stoke's 1970s side and scorer in the 1972 League Cup final victory over Chelsea, was in intensive care at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire after a suspected vascular aneurysm.[LNB]Stoke said on their website that Conroy, who had surgery yesterday, was in a critical but stable condition.[LNB] Legend: Terry Conroy (right) and Jimmy Greenhoff celebrate reaching the 1972 League Cup Final[LNB] 'Our thoughts are with Terry and his family at this time and we are all praying and hoping for the best in his recovery,' chief executive Tony Scholes told stokecityfc.com.[LNB]'Terry is Mr Stoke City through and through, as well as being a player of legendary status at this club during the most successful period in our history.'[LNB]Conroy has continued his association with the Potters, working as a match-day host, and was at the Britannia Stadium for Saturday's 4-0 win over Newcastle.[LNB] Stoke 4 Newcastle 0: Potters run riot to thrash sorry ToonAs the Premier League survival race hots up, it's squeaky bum time!All the latest Stoke City news, features and opinion[LNB]  Explore more:Places: Newcastle

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