Melbourne Sports see latest game abandoned after serious injury

PUBLISHED: 12:00 02 October 2018

The latest football news (pic: David Davies/PA)

The latest football news (pic: David Davies/PA)

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Essex Alliance Division One: Melbourne Sports A Three Colts A (match abandoned after three minutes because of serious injury)

Melbourne Sports saw their latest Essex Alliance Division One match abandoned after less than three minutes following a serious injury to a Three Colts player.

Sports had welcomed Colts looking to build on a 4-0 success at Sporting Hackney Under-23s in the league the previous weekend.

With just two minutes and 12 seconds on the clock, the visitors’ Ross Smith landed awkwardly and went down in great pain.

An ambulance was called and it was later confirmed that Smith had dislocated his left knee and broken a bone in his lower leg.

Both managers and the referee agreed to abandon the match following Smith’s injury, with the Colts player taken to hospital.

Mels would like to wish Smith a speedy return to action following his injury on Saturday

Sports are back in action in the league on Saturday when they make the trip to Chigwell, looking for just a second win of the season.

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