Mansfield Town co-owner Carolyn Radford undergoes “emergency” operation

Carolyn Radford – co-owner of Mansfield Town – is in hospital undergoing an “emergency, urgent and complex operation”.

By Ben McVay
Sunday, 5th December 2021, 3:11 pm
Mansfield Town CEO Carolyn Radford
Mansfield Town CEO Carolyn Radford

Posting the news on her Instagram account today, Stags CEO and chairman Carolyn said close friends would know she had been “really struggling with ill health for 6 months or so”.

Mum-of-three Carolyn wrote that she was sending the post “as I’ve been getting lots of messages asking why I’ve been so quiet”.

In the post, which shows a photo of her hospital bed, She wrote: “Today, I’m so pleased but also terrified to be finally undergoing what’s now going to be an emergency, urgent and complex operation.

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"But hoping to be back on my dancing feet by Christmas and ready for @mansfieldtownfc to face the giants in the 3rd round of @emiratesfacup FA cup in January!

"My amazing family and friends have been my strength lately, especially my expat family. My incredible husband, John, deserves a medal - I love you and our 3 gorgeous boys with all my heart.“Sending lots of love to you all out there - I guess tough times make us appreciate the good times! Xx”