Darren Moore is suffering from pneumonia after contracting Covid-19

Thu 15 April 2021 | 20:17

Sheffield Wednesday manager Darren Moore suffering from pneumonia after contracting Covid-19; the club have wished the 46-year-old a quick recovery.

Moore had missed three games because of a Covid-19 infection but returned to the bench for the club's 2-0 defeat against Swansea City this week.


I have developed pneumonia as a result of COVID-19, with blood clots on the lungs and extreme discomfort,

" Moore has told



"I am gutted to be away but I understand the situation and the course of action I must take."

Wednesday have confirmed Moore suffered difficulty in his recovery from coronavirus after he managed their game against Swansea City and say their manager will be absent from first-team duties for the next.

An announcement from the club added:

"Darren Moore has suffered a setback after his recent contraction of COVID-19 that will dictate a further absence from the club


"The Owls manager returned to Middlewood Road last Monday having completed the requisite isolation period.

"Moore felt fully fit to assume his duties but experienced discomfort following our home game with Swansea on Tuesday.

"Everyone at the club sends their very best wishes to the gaffer for a speedy and full recovery."



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