Bexhill ace scores on return from horrendous injury

Bexhill United manager Ryan Light praised the character of Drew Greenall after the forward made a goalscoring return from nearly a year out injured.

Thursday, 27th September 2018, 6:59 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th September 2018, 7:04 pm
Drew Greenall made a goalscoring return from a year out injured.

Greenall came off the bench to score in Bexhill’s 8-1 win away to Worthing United on Saturday in his first appearance since late September 2017 when he snapped his Achilles tendon.

Light said: “It was a fantastic goal and his shot had a whole year’s worth of frustration behind it.

“For your Achilles to tear that much is an horrific injury for any footballer, but particularly someone in their 30s.

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