Marcus Stewart: Former Premier League striker determined to have Motor Neurone Disease

Stewart, whose playing profession traversed 20 years, amassed north of 650 appearances at eight changed clubs, including Bristol Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Ipswich Town, Sunderland, Bristol City, Yeovil Town and Exeter City, scoring more than 250 objectives.

Marcus Stewart in real life for Ipswich in 2002

Previous Premier League striker Marcus Stewart has been determined to have Motor Neurone Disease (MND) following a year of testing.

 

Stewart, whose playing profession traversed 20 years, amassed north of 650 appearances at eight changed clubs, including Bristol Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Ipswich Town, Sunderland, Bristol City, Yeovil Town and Exeter City, scoring more than 250 objectives.

 

He was sprinter up to Jimmy-Floyd Hasselbaink in the Premier League top scorers diagram with 19 objectives in 2000/01, assisting Ipswich with getting fifth spot and fit the bill for the UEFA Cup.

 

The 49-year-old likewise played at each level of English expert football, and since retirement, has moved into training and the executives, working at Exeter City, Bristol Rovers and Walsall.

 

Stewart said: “I might want to make a move to thank those nearest to me for their relentless help since my new finding.

 

“As I carve out opportunity to change, I will probably keep on partaking in my work in football and invest energy with my loved ones.

 

“Later on, I might want to utilize my foundation inside football to assist with bringing issues to light around MND, however temporarily, I might want to request security for the benefit of myself and my loved ones.

 

Stewart and his significant other Louise have set up a JustGiving page with all continues going to the Darby Rimmer MND Foundation.

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