#sports activities Oldham Athletic announce midfielder Hallam Hope hospitalised after a ‘vicious assault’
Oldham Athletic announce midfielder Hallam Hope is severely injured and hospitalised after a ‘vicious assault’ in a automotive park at their stadium, after their 2-0 residence defeat by Chesterfield, as police hunt for a suspect on CCTV
- Club introduced midfielder was severely injured after assault on Saturday
- Police are trying to find the suspect through CCTV as Hallam Hope will probably be out for weeks
- Midfielder required hospital therapy after the ‘vicious’ assault in employees carpark
Oldham Athletic have introduced that midfielder Hallam Hope was left hospitalised after a ‘vicious assault’ within the employees carpark following Saturday’s defeat to Chesterfield.
The membership misplaced 2-0 to the National League leaders. It has not been made clear whether or not or not the assault was associated to the end result.
Releasing a assertion on Monday, the membership mentioned: ‘Oldham Athletic is sorry to need to report that our participant, Hallam Hope, was the sufferer of a vicious assault on Saturday night.
‘The assault passed off within the employees automotive park following the sport in opposition to Chesterfield. Hallam sustained severe accidents which required hospital therapy and he will probably be out of motion for some weeks.
‘The matter has been reported to the Police and we’ve got offered CCTV footage in relation to the incident.
‘Whilst the investigation is constant Oldham Athletic will make no additional touch upon the incident.
Hallam Hope was hospitalised after being the sufferer of a ‘vicious assault’ on Saturday night
‘The membership is supporting Hallam and can proceed to take action. We want him a speedy restoration from a dreadful expertise.’
Hope performed your complete 90 minutes at Boundary Park as objectives from Joe Quigley and Jeff King gave Chesterfield a deserved victory.
Oldham have skilled an especially turbulent latest previous, turning into the primary ever aspect to have performed within the Premier League to be relegated out of the Football League altogether final season.
The membership was bought this summer time to native businessman Frank Rothwell, bringing an finish to the controversial tenure of Abdallah Lemsagam.
The Latics have endured one thing of a tough begin to their marketing campaign, dropping 3 times – together with two consecutive defeats – to depart them 14th within the league already some 9 factors off the tempo.
The midfielder was attacked after the membership’s 2-0 defeat to Chesterfield at Boundary Park