Torquay United's message for injured Falmouth player
TORQUAY United staff have expressed their concerns after hearing of a serious injury sustained by former Plainmoor academy prospect Rob Wearne on Saturday.
Wearne was involved in a collision with the opposing goalkeeper while playing for Falmouth Town against Elburton Villa.
He was taken to hospital, where he was placed in an induced coma by doctors.
Cornishman Wearne was a trainee at Plainmoor last season and the news has come as a huge shock to his former team-mates and coaching staff.
United manager Martin Ling said: “We were all very sad to hear about Rob’s injury on Saturday and the thoughts of everyone at Plainmoor are with Rob and his family.”
Head of youth at Plainmoor, Geoff Harrop, added: “Rob is a great kid and we are all shocked by this incident.
"His former team-mates in the Academy are all very concerned and we just want to wish him a speedy recovery.
“Get well soon Rob.”