A young county Galway footballer is recovering in hospital after an accident at a soccer game  yesterday.

The 18 year old goalkeeper with Ballymoe FC was injured during a match against Boyle Celtic and was airlifted to hospital.

A group of players collided in the incident.

While a number of players received what are described as “ minor injuries” , paramedics called an air ambulance to bring the goalie to University Hospital Galway for treatment.

According to today’s Irish Independent, it is suspected that the goalkeeper may have sustained a fractured jaw, broken teeth and concussion.



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