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Petrov attends Villa game

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Petrov attends Villa game (©GettyImages)
Petrov attends Villa game (©GettyImages).

Aston Villa skipper Stiliyan Petrov attended Saturday's home Barclays Premier League clash with Chelsea - the day after being diagnosed with acute leukaemia.

The Bulgarian international will start treatment for the illness in a London hospital on Monday.

But the midfielder, who has been at Villa for six years, still opted to watch Alex McLeish's side in action against the Blues.

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