Guy Demel released from hospital after head injury

Published On 12/01/2014 | By AFS Staff | Africa, Europe, Ivory Coast, Latest News, Premier League, Top Stories

West Ham defender Guy Demel has been released from hospital after suffering a head injury during Saturday’s 2-0 win away at Cardiff.

Demel, 32, required oxygen as he left on a stretcher after falling awkwardly following what seemed an innocuous collision with City’s Fraizer Campbell.

The Ivory Coast international suffered concussion and was unconscious for several minutes.

A red card for fit-again James Tomkins added to West Ham’s defensive problems and manager Sam Allardyce is also without injured central defensive duo Winston Reid and James Collins.

Prior to Saturday’s 1-0 league win, West Ham had conceded 11 goals in the previous two matches.



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