Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Fulham: Kevin McDonald training again after kidney transplant

Football News

Fulham: Kevin McDonald training again after kidney transplant

Former Fulham midfielder Kevin McDonald revealed he is back in training as he attempts to return to football after a kidney transplant. The Scottish international was forced to sit out last season after suffering from a serious illness. His brother donated his kidney and after the surgery has been training with the Fulham academy as well as his former club Dundee. He expressed gratitude to his brother and is on the lookout for a new club.

“In the end, it was my brother who stepped forward,” former Fulham midfielder Kevin McDonald said. “The gesture from him was unbelievable, there are no words in the dictionary to describe my love for him, the fact he went through that himself. You go into that room [for the surgery], I was scared for my life of course I was – they were putting in the thing that puts you to sleep and I could not stop shaking.”

“They were brilliant and trying to make me relax but, by this point, you can’t relax, there’s no way,” he added. “And you don’t think of the after-effects, but the first thing I tried to do was get up as normal and I was like ‘oh, I can’t do that – it was not excruciating pain but an awkward pain. You just need to adjust and that is how it was for the first two or three days. It was good having the boots back on but three hours later it was the worst thing I’ve ever done!”

Also, Read Chelsea: Emma Hayes Expecting ‘Epic Battle’

Written By

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Newsletter FREE !

You May Also Like

Match Updates

Real Madrid advanced to the Champions League quarterfinals by crushing Atalanta 3-1 (1-0) in a replay on Tuesday at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium...

Football News

Bayern Munich’s new away kit for the coming season has been announced, with the German champions going for an eye-catching black and gold look...

Football News

In Arsenal’s Saturday afternoon defeat at Brighton, Matteo Guendouzi has avoided a FA ban for an altercation with Neal Maupay. Guendouzi and Maupay niggled...

Football News

Former learner Milan manager Roberto Mancini argued that Zlatan Ibrahimovic must be treated as highly regarded as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi and...