Manchester United - George Best Critically Ill
UK time is: 14:30:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

George Best Critically Ill

The news for George Best and his family is not looking good as doctors warn 'We must be prepared for the worst.'

Doctor Akeel Alisa of Cromwell Hospital told reporters: 'George has had a very bad night. He's very, very ill. I think we must all prepare ourselves for the worst.' Adding George is a friend not just a patient. It's been a very emotional day.'

The player's agent, Phil Hughes, added: 'The doctors said he had a really bad night. We'll know more later today.'

The former Manchester United and Northern Ireland star had a controversial liver transplant in 2002 after his existing liver failed following years of alcohol abuse.

Best, 59, who ignored pleas to stay off the booze after the operation, was admitted to hospital on 1 October suffering from a flu-like infection.

The 59 year old has been back in hospital since the beginning of October and returned to intensive care on Friday following set backs.

Professor Roger Williams said 'George is coming to the end of his ill health, I'd be very surprised if he survives the next 24 hours.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 24 2005

Time: 1:08PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Di Maria Was Always a Risky Buy! (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Pedro - Coming or Staying (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Led Up the Garden Path (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Van Gaal`s Dilemma! (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Getting to Know - Sergio Romero (Monday July 27 2015)

Ibrahimovic Staying in Paris (Monday July 27 2015)

De Gea Out, Cillessen In? (Monday July 27 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. TheFamousNo7 28
2. MotorMad 20
3. adowiski 3
4. adigxman 2
5. zicoco 1
6. Carew28 1
7. United Red 1
8. Spanish Red 1
9. kashere21 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Gregoire Defrel Touted
Norwich : 29/07/2015 14:20:01
Brady Signs
Norwich : 29/07/2015 14:10:00
Thanks But We'll Pass....Right?
Arsenal : 29/07/2015 14:01:01
Adebayor - Now Berbatov - And Baker
Aston Villa : 29/07/2015 13:22:00
Tamworth Trip Tonight
Aston Villa : 29/07/2015 13:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

US Tour - United v Barcelona?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
United to win! 87%
Barcelona to Win! 5%
A Draw! 8%