Twitter awash with messages of support for Gregory

John Gregory has received messages of support on Twitter
John Gregory has received messages of support on Twitter

Messages of support and well wishes have poured in for John Gregory with the news of his impending heart operation.

The now former Crawley Town manager has been the talk of Twitter after news broke today that he was to undergo open-heart surgery in January.

Gregory has stepped down from his role and been replaced by Dean Saunders as Reds boss, but according to the new interim manager, Gregory will return to his role as soon as he returns to full health.

There was plenty of support for the former Aston Villa boss on Twitter.

Match of the Day commentator Steve Wilson (@SteveWilson1967) tweeted: “Best wishes to John Gregory. He’ll be missed at @crawleytown but hopefully will be fully fit before long.”

Ken Blackmore (@TravelTKKen) said: “Best wishes John Gregory top bloke and really nice guy,all the best for a quick recovery.”

Leyton Orient’s Dean Cox (@dean_7cox) said: “Best wishes @JohnGregory77 get well soon mate.”

Ben Blackmore (benb556) said: “Best of luck @JohnGregory77. Top bloke and pleasure to work with. Now to get behind Dean Saunders and the team! #COYR.”

Crawley sponsors Homes Partnership (@HPestateagent) said: “Really shocked to hear about @JohnGregory77 of @crawleytown and wish him a speedy recovery, all the best John.”

Jack Sales (@JackCSales) said: “@JohnGregory77 hope you have a speedy recovery, thanks for what to you did for @crawleytown.”

Andrew Edwards (@13PTT) said: “Good to see dean Saunders back in football @crawleytown.”

Ben Daniels (@Ben84Daniels) added: “Good luck to former @crawleytown manager John Gregory. I’m sure all fans wish him the best & hope he makes a full recovery.”

Chair of Crawley Town Supporters Alliance, Carol Bates, (@CarolBates) said: “What a different atmosphere there’ll be at the Broadfield tomorrow....... Just what’s needed.”

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