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Bostik North: Hornchurch manager Jimmy McFarlane currently being treated at Romford’s Queens Hospital after suffering stroke

PUBLISHED: 15:45 19 February 2018

Hornchurch manager Jim McFarlane (Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Hornchurch manager Jim McFarlane (Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

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The Bostik North leaders confirmed the news regarding their long-serving boss in a statement released earlier this afternoon

Hornchurch have confirmed manager Jimmy McFarlane suffered a stroke in the early hours of this morning and is currently being treated at Romford’s Queens Hospital.

Urchins released a statement earlier this afternoon (Monday) on the official club website revealing their long-serving boss, who has managed the club over 500 times, had suffered a stroke.

A message from former chairman Colin McBride, who is still part of the first-team coaching staff and vice-chairman at Bridge Avenue, read: “Jimmy suffered a stroke in the early hours of this morning and is currently being treated at Queens Hospital, Romford.

“The management, staff and players all wish Jimmy a speedy recovery and our thoughts are with Jimmy and his family at this time. As soon we receive further news we will let everyone know.”

*All at the Romford Recorder send their best wishes to Jimmy and his family and wish him a speedy recovery.

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