Johnstone's Paint Trophy

JPT match halted after serious injury

October 4, 2011
The Johnstone's Paint Trophy second-round clash between Accrington and Tranmere was abandoned on Tuesday night following a serious injury to Accrington defender Tom Bender.

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The on-loan Colchester man will remain in Blackburn Hospital overnight after taking a full blow in the face from Ian Dunbavin as the goalkeeper came out to clear a ball into the box in the 38th minute. However, Bender has been given the all-clear on a brain scan ...

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