Billericay Town manager Dean Brennan praised the medical staff at Priory Lane after a terrible facial injury to his player Adam Coombes. during their 2-0 win at Eastbourne Borough on Saturday, the Eastbourne Herald report.

Coombes was kicked in the face after an accidental collision with Borough’s Sergio Torres, which resulted in a penalty to Billericay.

Brennan said, “I was delighted with the result but all our thoughts are with Adam after his terrible injury. All the boys went to the hospital after the match to visit him.

“It was a bad kick to the face but totally accidental. We showed so much character and spirit and I’m really proud of the group.

“They have won for Coombes today and that’s very important. But he put his face in where it hurts and got us a penalty.

“I’m really proud today and proud of the entire football club.”

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