Jump directly to the content

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.

DREAM TEAM

Your Sun

A News UK Company
TOP
HORRIBLE

Awful scenes at Goodison Park as James McCarthy suffers suspected broken leg in freak clash with Salomon Rondon 

Early reports suggest the Toffees midfielder has suffered a broken leg

There’s some awful news coming out of Goodison Park this afternoon, as Everton took on West Brom.

While the game ended 1-1, Everton’s James McCarthy was stretchered off the pitch midway through the second-half with a suspected broken leg, after a freak clash with Baggie’s striker Salomon Rondon.

McCarthy’s fell to the ground after the clash

CRAIG_BROUGH
3
McCarthy’s fell to the ground after the clash

On the 58th minute, McCarthy and Rondon challenged for the ball inside Everton’s box, with Rondon seemingly preparing to shoot when he was tackled by the Toffee’s star.


CLAIM YOUR FREE £20 BET Sun Bets have this brilliant offer when you sign up and bet a fiver


Rondon then accidentally kicked the back of McCarthy’s leg – leaving the Republic of Ireland international stricken on the floor.

And as soon as Rondon saw what had happened to his opponent, he broke down in tears, sickened at the sight.

Reuters
3

Reuters
3

As you’d expect, tributes and well wishes have been all over Twitter. 

Seamus Coleman – who himself is recovering from a broken leg he suffered last year while playing for his country – was reportedly seen leaving his seat in the directors’ box to wait for his club and international teammate.


PLAY DREAM TEAM WEEKENDER Pick seven players to win £5k!


Certainly not something we ever like to see happen in the game.

We all wish McCarthy a full and speedy recovery.