1: More than a Game-Episode 1 Joe Thompson
Joe Thompson is a remarkable human being - let alone an inspirational footballer. Aged just 24, the midfielder was diagnosed with a type of cancer called nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma. He beat it and returned to the game. Four years later, the disease returned. This time he had to go through the horrific ordeal of stem-cell treatment which left him feeling “like a corpse”. For most people that process takes four-six weeks. Thompson did it in 18 days. In this episode of More Than A Game,...