Joey Hutchinson Paralysed

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Joey Hutchinson Paralysed

Post by Mr_Tibbs » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:42 am

I'm not sure if this has been mentioned anywhere but it's very sad to hear that Joey Hutchinson was left paralysed from the waist down following a swimming pool accident while on holiday last year, and now requires round-the-clock care.

His family and friends are trying to raise funds towards stem cell or any treatment which may help him to walk again.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/ex ... d-10265460

Any Darlo fans in the midlands might like to help support him by attending the benefit match being held at Birmingham City's ground on the 6th May.

There's also a Just Giving page if anyone would like to make a donation...

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/JoeysJourneys

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Re: Joey Hutchinson Paralysed

Post by Spyman » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:14 am

First I've heard of it. I was a big fan of his as a player, he's had no luck at all.

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Re: Joey Hutchinson Paralysed

Post by lo36789 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:48 am

Same sad news. Such a classy defender his distribution from the back was top notch. Shame injuries seemed to hamper him.

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Re: Joey Hutchinson Paralysed

Post by Henley » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:29 pm

Just read about this on the BBC website.

I'd forgotten about Joey to such an extent that I wondered why he wasn't more of a club legend because as soon as I read his name I thought, "Wasn't Joey a top-notch player?".

After re-jogging my memory, it seems I'd forgotten about him due to his long spells on the sidelines (ironically, after an injury-free first season).

Very, very sad news. I wish him and his family well.

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Re: Joey Hutchinson Paralysed

Post by Quakerz » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:59 pm

Just typical of his luck really.

I feel for him and his family.
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