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Get well soon Dominic Matteo. Former Leeds player recovering after Brain Tumour operation

Matteo underwent the operation earlier this week in Leeds.

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Former Leeds United defender and captain Dominic Matteo underwent surgery on a brain tumour earlier this week. He is now recovering having been in intensive care in Leeds General Infirmary.

First and foremost, all of us at Through It All Together are wishing for a full and speedy recovery.

Matteo, 45, spent four years at Elland Road after joining from Liverpool in August 2000, making 146 appearances and scoring four goals. The most famous of which was his “f**king great goal, in the San Siro” against AC Milan in a 1-1 draw in the Champions League as Leeds reached the semi-final in the 2000/01 season.

As well as Liverpool and Leeds, Matteo also played for Blackburn Rovers and Stoke City. He received international honours both for England (u21 and the “B” side) and Scotland (six caps).