Sunderland's Head of Recruitment recovering after major heart surgery

Tony Coton is recovering at home after undergoing a quintuple heart bypass last month.

Friday, 19th October 2018, 10:02 am
Updated Friday, 19th October 2018, 10:08 am
Tony Coton [left] is in his second spell at Sunderland, this time as head of recruitment

Sunderland's Head of Recruitment thanked staff at BMI the Alexandra Hospital for their care.

Coton joined the club, where he played as a goalkeeper in the 1996-97 season, in the summer and has been a vital part of the club's overhaul under Jack Ross.

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Coton previously worked as Steve Bruce's Chief Scout at Aston Villa.