Play delayed as Bamber Bridge footballer cracks head on concrete

Play was delayed at a football match in Bamber Bridge after a player cracked his head this afternoon.

Saturday, 19th August 2017, 5:09 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:56 pm
Brad Carsley in action for previous club Longridge Town

Footballer Brad Carsley is being taken to hospital by Ambulance after suffering a head injury.

In a Twitter post Bamber Bridge FC said: “Concerns for Brad Carsley as he cracks his head on the concrete perimeter fence while trying to whip in a cross from the left.”

The game at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium in Irongate was suspended for about 25 minutes as paramedics attended to him.

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Carsley had been placed in the recovery position while the ambulance arrived.

The club has since resumed the match against Brighouse Town with Bamber Bridge player Regan Linney on as a substitute.