UK time is: 13:49:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

City ace suffers fractured skull

<div style='background-color: #CC0033;'><a href='http://www.rsspump.com/?web_widget/rss_ticker/news_widget' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

York City have been hit by another serious injury blow with right-back Lanre Oyebanjo being ruled out for around six weeks after suffering a fractured skull.

"He looked like he was going to collapse" - Gary Mills
The 22-year-old London-born defender was involved in a dreadful clash of heads with Gillingham's Charlie Lee in the 71st minute of their 1-1 weekend draw at the Priestfield Stadium.

A typically courageous Oyebanjo still managed to play on for another ten minutes but after continuing to feel unwell and with blood seeping from his ear, he was withdrawn and later taken to hospital, where the fracture was discovered.

"It's another defender down for us and obviously with a fractured skull he has got to be careful," manager Gary Mills told The Press. "He played on for quite a while, headed a few balls, but he started getting bleeding from his ear.

"He came off and later went to the hospital," he continued. "He's a strong lad, he competes well and he said he didn't want to come off. Once he did come off, once his ear started bleeding, he looked like he was going to collapse."

* YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 * YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 * YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 * YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 *

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Vital York Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 28 2013

Time: 5:10PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent York City Articles

Former player found dead (Saturday November 1 2014)

Deon aims to revive fortunes (Friday October 31 2014)

Wilcox strikes out for goals (Friday October 31 2014)

City chase elusive victory (Friday October 31 2014)

Striker loan 'short-term' (Thursday October 30 2014)

Newcomer to lift York (Thursday October 30 2014)

Keeper returns to duty (Thursday October 30 2014)

Staniforth leaves Rovers (Thursday October 30 2014)

Striker joins York (Thursday October 30 2014)

Wilcox welcomes home comforts (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Archived York City Articles

List All Minstermen.net Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
York 0 - 0 Wycombe
York 0 - 0 Luton
York 0 - 0 Portsmouth
Burton 2 - 0 York
Exeter 1 - 1 York
Morecambe 1 - 1 York

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Northampton 15 5 3 7 0 18
19. Oxford 15 4 4 7 -4 16
20. Carlisle 15 4 3 8 -7 15
21. Dag & Red 15 4 3 8 -7 15
22. York 15 1 9 5 -7 12
23. Tranmere 15 2 5 8 -7 11
24. Hartlepool 15 3 2 10 -15 11

Breaking League News

Hunt buzzing with move to the Hive
Oxford : 01/11/2014 13:22:00
Oxford in November
Oxford : 01/11/2014 12:54:00
Looking back at October
Oxford : 01/11/2014 12:49:00
Former player found dead
York : 01/11/2014 12:21:00
Width is the key!
Portsmouth : 01/11/2014 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Have York City appointed the right man in Russ Wilcox?
Suggested By:  Vital York
Yes 46%
No 54%