Fans ‘gutted’ for distraught Norrington-Davies as ace taken off after freak injury in 4th game back from 14-month layoff

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FANS were left “gutted” after Rhys Norrington-Davies suffered a freak injury just four games after returning from a 14-month layoff.

The Sheffield United defender, 24, picked up a serious hamstring problem before the 2022 World Cup.

Rhys Norrington-Davies suffered a freak injury having only just returned from 14 months out

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Rhys Norrington-Davies suffered a freak injury having only just returned from 14 months outCredit: Rex
The Sheffield United star looked distraught as fans admitted they were 'gutted'

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The Sheffield United star looked distraught as fans admitted they were ‘gutted’Credit: Rex

He had been set to star for Wales in Qatar, having been born to Welsh parents in Saudi Arabia.

But Norrington-Davies was instead forced to spend 14 agonising months on the sideline as United won promotion back to the Premier League.

He finally returned to action last month in a huge boost to Chris Wilder.

His presence back in the Blades XI was seen as a big shot in the arm for United’s survival hopes.

However, the left-back looks set for more injury misery after limping off during Saturday’s game at Luton Town.

United triumphed 3-1 at Kenilworth Road to give their relegation fight some hope.

But Norrington-Davies was forced off the field after picking up a new problem.

It occurred during a freak collision with the advertising board after sliding off the pitch.

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The defender appeared visibly upset and distraught as he went to the dressing room.

And fans rushed to Twitter to wish him a speedy recovery.

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One said: “Got to feel for Norrington-Davies, more than a year out injured and now looks like another lengthy one. Lad was in tears.”

Another declared: “Really hope it isn’t as serious as it looked.”

One noted: “Feel for him, from his reaction it’s a recurrence of the original injury.”

Another added: “Gutted for Norrington-Davies.”





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