Sunderland's O'Donovan undergoes appendix op

Sunderland striker Roy O'Donovan has undergone surgery to remove his appendix, and faces an undetermined spell on the sidelines.

Sunderland striker Roy O'Donovan has undergone surgery to remove his appendix, and faces an undetermined spell on the sidelines.

The young Irishman is currently on-loan at Blackpool and complained of feeling unwell before his side’s game at Sheffield United on Tuesday, a match they drew 2-2.

The 23-year-old was taken to a local hospital, and the club have since confirmed he has had an operation.

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