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Eduardo Da Silva

On February 23rd 2008, during a match with Birmingham City whilst playing for Arsenal, Eduardo suffered a broken left fibula and dislocated his left ankle. This was the result of an appalling mistimed tackle by Birmingham City defender Martin Taylor, who was immediately and quite rightly dismissed. Eduardo made a full recovery and in January 2009, he made a return to the Arsenal first team, scoring 2 goals in an FA cup replay against Car.

David Busst

The Coventry defender David Busst suffered a compound fracture of the tibia and fibula in this collision with Manchester United defender Denis Irwin during a match at Old Trafford in April 1996. The leg break was so bad that the bone pierced the skin and Busst’s blood had to be cleared from the pitch. He never played professionally again. United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel, who witnessed the injury, required counseling afterwards.


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