Rodman Illness Could Have Ended His Life

Aldershot Town midfielder Alex Rodman has spoken to the Aldershot News about how sudden illness could have ended his life.

The 24-year old winger told how he underwent hospital checks for chest pains, only to then be diagnosed with a Pulmonary embolism after tests showed he had three blood clots in his lungs.

Now on the blood thinning drug Wharfarin, Rodman is ruled out of contact sport until the summer.

Speaking for the first time about his sobering experience, the former Tamworth front man revealed his condition had baffled doctors, given his healthy lifestyle.

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