Emirates Stadium

Next Game

Arsenal v Benfica

Saturday, 02 August 2014, 16:20

Friendly Match

Red Bull Arena

Last Game

New York Red Bulls 1 - 0 Arsenal

Saturday, 26 July 2014, 22:00

Friendly Match

Physio Lewin dislocates ankle

England physio Gary Lewin dislocated his ankle whilst celebrating Daniel Sturridge’s goal during the 2-1 defeat to Italy.

Last Updated: 15/06/14 at 02:05 Post Comment

England trainer Gary Lewin is stretchered off the field after dislocating his an

England trainer Gary Lewin is stretchered off the field after dislocating his an

Lewin was carried off on a stretcher after suffering the injury and the Football Association later confirmed that his tournament is over and that he will fly home to recover.

England’s equaliser came just moments after Claudio Marchisio had put Italy 1-0 up in the 35th minute of their World Cup Group D encounter.

Sturridge celebrated his close-range strike in his normal style, while Arsenal's physio Lewin jumped off the bench and injured himself in the process.

"That was a very sad moment for us," England boss Roy Hodgson said. "In celebrating the goal he jumped up, landed on a water bottle and dislocated his ankle.

"It was very painful. He was taken to hospital. The doctor set it, put it back in at the side of the field, but it's the end of  the World Cup for Gary."

The team's Twitter official feed, @england, confirmed the injury.

"England physio Gary Lewin was injured during celebrations for @england's goal," the post said. "He has dislocated his ankle. Get well soon Gary #3Lions"

Lewin's assistant Steve Kemp will take over as England's physio for the remainder of the tournament.

@shea666. Shadenfreude? Shameful Joy? Man dislocates ankle on TV, man laughs on internet. Yup, think you nailed it.
- hump3.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

A

rturo Vidal, James Rodriguez, Angel Di Maria...........who cares we have Mark Oxley.......Ah tis good to be Hibs fan :)

frakessmee
Hull keeper agrees Hibs loan

I

t's just a ride. Bill Hicks is sorely missed, what a prophet and still relevant twenty years after his death. I'm glad though he didn't get to see George Bush Jnr as President.

thesza888
Wilshere: Is He Smoking Enough?

W

hile not comparing the ability of Wilshire to Dr Socrates of Brazil, didn't he do about forty a day?

nedsmar
Wilshere sorry for smoking

Footer 365

Manchester United: Louis van Gaal admits he will not buy players just for the sake of it

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal insists he will not buy players just for the sake of it.

Transfer news: West Ham are set to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on loan

Sky Sports understands West Ham are poised to win the race to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on loan.

Transfer news: Juventus determined to keep hold of Manchester United target Arturo Vidal

Juventus managing director Giuseppe Marotta has reiterated the club's desire to keep hold of Arturo Vidal.

Mail Box

No Wonder Wenger Doesn't Buy British

That's if reports that Calum Chambers cost Arsenal £16m are to be believed. The English premium shows no signs of disappearing. Plus, worrying about poor Southampton...

Reasons To Believe That Van Gaal Will Be The Best

Some supporters sound oh so confident on Louis Van Gaal's excellence. Plus thoughts on shirt sales, best signings, football sevens and a good deal more besides...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property