Tributes pour in to former footballer Len Johnrose who died after long five-year battle with MND


Tributes have flooded in to former footballer Len Johnrose who has died aged 52 following a brave five-year battle with motor neurone disease.

The versatile defensive midfielder played for a host of sides during his 16-year career, most notably for Swansea, Burnley and Blackburn – who have all paid tribute to the late star.

Johnrose was diagnosed with the crippling disease in March 2017 and had recently opened up about his struggles about living with it.

He had labelled motor neurone disease as ‘brutal’ and described the trauma of ‘living in a body that does not work’.

The former footballer is…



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