Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Ex-Man City Players Grandson In Urgent Plea

Ex-Man City Players Grandson In Urgent Plea

Vital Manchester City received the following email from Carl Tilson, grandson of 1930's City star Fred Tilson.

Profile

Fred Tilson - courtesy of Wikipedia

My name is Carl Tilson, I'm 21 years old and I have a terminal muscle wasting illness called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - I would like to mention I'm the grandson of Fred Tilson who played for Manchester City in the 1930's and for England!

Please could you help me!

I have created an online petition to the British Government to fund Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy because they are not funding us nearly enough, I work with a Charity called Action Duchenne formerly called Parent Project UK.

The government gave two million pounds towards a treatment called Exon Skipping, which is currently in clinical human trials - if successful, will improve the quality of life and prolong the lives for Duchenne sufferers! However, funding runs out this year, meaning trials will come to a halt! But to save our lives we need your support!

Please sign my petition on the website below.

Petitions website

www.petitions.com

Please show your support! We do appreciate it!

Please pass the petition to your friends & family, also ask your friends to tell their friends. You just need an email address to confirm your signature. By signing your name, you're helping to demand the government to fund Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

The petition reads:

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Fund Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy if human MDEX Exon Skipping trial works, from the lab to the Clinic! And help get a treatment for us!

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a severe muscle wasting disease which leads to paralysis and limited life expectancy. Nearly all of those affected are boys, who are likely to be using wheelchairs by the age of ten through progressive loss of muscle function, and needing full time care by their late teens. Survival beyond teenage years is rare.

Cause of this condition is due to a protein not being produced by the body called Dystrophin, which is responsible to protect and repair muscle - making muscle function properly!

"I realise that at the age I am now, that I've not necessarily got much time left so I would rather take the chance and try a treatment now."

"What I really miss is being able to eat food; food is one of life's biggest pleasures."

"I'd rather die trying, than die without trying!"


To sign petition all you do is put your name, email address and details - it's only to prove you're a British citizen no one sees your details only your name, then you'll get an email and you have to confirm it by clicking the link in your email!

Yours sincerely,

Carl Tilson

North West Campaigner/Living with DMD


Please visit www.actionduchenne.org to help our Charity!

Action is what we do... Duchenne is what it is!!!

Charity No: 1101971

Carl's Justgiving page!

www.justgiving.com/tilson

Thank you for your support!

Action Duchenne - Making Muscle Wasting History!

Email: actiontilson@hotmail.co.uk

Writer:Tudor
Date:Sunday May 4 2008
Time: 3:55PM

Comments

0
Good luck Carl.
Tudor
04/05/2008 17:19:00
0
Just signed it and good luck mate from all us Imps!
codbater
04/05/2008 17:54:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

City Fans Come From Far And Wide

Did you know the official Manchester City site translates its pages into 13 different languages? That must be a record compared to other Premier League clubs, right?

Priorities

It's been 48 hours since Manchester City fans have had the time to digest the home defeat against Premier League leaders Leicester City...

(Video) Pep Urges Jose To Go To United

Pep Guardiola wants to face the best managers around, said the future Manchester City boss during a recent interview relating to former Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho.

The Ped Report City 1-3 Leicester City

Snowball Effect Commences

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor
Profile
Johnny Baguette
Profile
Pedmachine
Profile
Sedgie
Profile
Skoorb
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many trophies will MCFC win this season?
Suggested By: Tudor
Premier League19%
Champions League0%
League Cup9%
FA Cup0%
Two of the above9%
Three of the above0%
All four36%
City will not win anything this season27%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 4:15PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
FA Cup
Feb 28 2016 12:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 28 2016 4:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Capital One Cup
Mar 2 2016 8:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Skoorb226
2.Buzz Lightyear196
3.Tudor163
4.Johnny Baguette141
5.Bluedub80
6.fifthcolumnblue59
7.johnkelv43
8.PhillyBlueMoon29
9.citizhun29
10.Colin Is The King20