Fabrice Muamba saved my life: Young footballer is saved from deadly heart complication found in under 35s

Fabrice Muamba saved my life: Burnley footballer who went for screening after Bolton star's collapse discovers he too has deadly heart defectBurnley defender Jack Errington, 17, had life-threatening enlarged aorta He was prompted to undergo screening after Muamba's cardiac arrest Undiscovered cardiac conditions kill 12 people under 35 every week | UPDATED: 20:20 GMT, 12 December 2012 Fabrice Muamba's life-threatening cardiac arrest in the middle of an FA cup quarter-final match has helped save the life of another player.

Saved by a tackle: Teenage footballer diagnosed with cancer after a kick in the knee forced him to visit the GP

Saved by a tackle: Teenage footballer diagnosed with cancer after a kick in the knee forced him to visit the GP | UPDATED: 07:34 GMT, 6 August 2012 A 16-year-old footballer has a bad tackle on the pitch to thank for saving his life, after a visit to the GP showed he had cancer.

Professional footballer"s daughter, 17 months, dies on holiday of rare blood infection.

Professional footballer's daughter, 17 months, dies from rare blood infection just hours after showing symptoms on holiday Toddler's mother said her daughter showed no symptoms the night before she died | UPDATED: 11:55 GMT, 14 June 2012 The 17-month-old daughter of a professional footballer has died from a rare blood infection during a family holiday to Lanzarote.

Leah Beth Richards: Brave schoolgirl, 13, who begged doctors to stop painful life-prolonging treatment, dies after 11-year cancer battle

Brave schoolgirl, 13, who begged doctors to stop painful life-prolonging treatment, dies after 11-year cancer battle Doctors discovered 5lb tumour when Leah was just two Decided to stop treatment aged eight because of painful side effects”She had no fear and lived to the full”, family friend tells funeral party Leah Beth Richards has died after a 11 year battle with cancer after deciding to stop treatment A brave schoolgirl has died five years after she begged doctors to stop giving her life-lengthening treatment for cancer. For more than a decade Leah Beth Richards, 13, battled with her illness but last week she passed away at the family home in Pontypridd, South Wales