Burnley chairman forced out by cancer fight

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The Independent Online

The Burnley chairman, Barry Kilby, has said that a battle with cancer is behind his decision to stand down. Kilby will end his 13-year stint as chairman of the Championship club in May but will stay on the board.

"I've been diagnosed with cancer so obviously it's going to be a big change in my life to deal with, so it was the right time to take stock and step down as chairman," Kilby said.

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