Ex-Portsmouth, Nottingham Forest, Stoke and Shrewsbury boss Steve Cotterill readmitted to hospital
Former Pompey manager Steve Cotterill has been readmitted to hospital with Covid-pneumonia just weeks after returning home.
Shrewsbury’s boss spent 33 days in Bristol Royal Infirmary Hospital, including a period in intensive care, earlier this year having contracted coronavirus.
Remarkably, Cotterill still took charge of Shrews games from his hospital bed, helping engineer victories over Sunderland and Peterborough.
However, Shrewsbury have confirmed that the 56-year-old returned to hospital over the weekend.
A club statement said: ‘Shrewsbury Town Football Club is disappointed to report Steve Cotterill has been readmitted to the hospital.
‘Following extensive treatment for Covid-19, Steve returned home from the hospital on February 16th. However, Town's manager has returned to the hospital over the weekend as he is suffering from Covid-pneumonia.
‘The club wishes Steve all the best in his recovery and will not be making any further comments at this time.’
Pompey travel to Shrewsbury on Saturday, March 27.