Clumsy footballer James Rowe could miss rest of season after freak RIBENA accident

Clumsy footballer James Rowe could miss rest of season after freak RIBENA accident

November 9, 2018 0 By Today news

ALDERSHOT midfielder James Rowe could be out for the remainder of the season after suffering a bizarre injury involving a bottle of Ribena.

The 27-year-old dropped a bottle of the fruity drink on the floor, before stepping on the shattered glass, resulting in a long-term setback.

Aldershot ace James Rowe has injured his foot in an accident involving a bottle of Ribena
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Rowe, 27, has netted once in nine games in all competitions for the Shots this season
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He has now been ruled out for the foreseeable future after Shots assistant manager spoke of the accident at his home.

Also named James Rowe, he told Surrey Live: “James is a long-term one and he’s nowhere near coming back at the moment.

“It was a freak accident at home unfortunately, I believe. It’s going to be months rather than weeks he’s out for.

“It’s hopefully not going to be [the rest of the season] but it is a serious one.”

Aldershot currently sit 13th in the National League after 19 games played
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Rowe had been in good form for the National League side, netting once in nine league games.

The ex-Tranmere ace has become the latest Aldershot player to join the injury list, with Gary Maddock’s side also without attackers Matt McClure and Jacob Berkeley-Agyepong.

Striker Dan Holman recently had his contract at the Recreation Ground terminated, leaving Scott Rendell as the only available forward.

Aldershot currently sit 13th in the table, and face a home clash against Bradford on Saturday with a place in the second round of the FA Cup up for grabs.