Aaron Ramsey suffers 'Eduardo-injury' after Ryan Shawcross tackle at Stoke

27 February 2010 11:38
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey was carried off on a stretcher and taken to hospital after suffering a horrendous injury at Stoke.[LNB]The 19-year-old went down in a heap following a late challenge by Ryan Shawcross, who was shown a straight red card.[LNB]SKY Sports, who were screening the Premier League match live, decided not to show a replay of the incident because it was 'upsetting'.[LNB][LNB] Horror: Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey (C) reacts after breaking his leg during their English Premier League soccer match against Stoke City in Stoke[LNB]The Welshman was carried off on a stretcher after his ankle buckled under contact with Shawcross, who had taken a heavy touch and stretched for the ball.[LNB]Other players showed immediate concern and some were visibly distressed.[LNB]Shawcross himself, who was sent off without hesitation by Walton, appeared to leave the field in tears.[LNB] Concern: Stoke City's Glenn Whelan (centre) waves for urgent medical attention as Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey lies injured[LNB] Arsenal regained their composure to take advantage of the extra man to record a 3-1 victory at the Britannia Stadium.[LNB]Fabregas scored the second goal from the penalty spot and made a gesture to his leg as he celebrated in front of the visiting supporters.[LNB] Agony: Arsenal's Eduardo in pain following the tackle from Birmingham's Martin Taylor[LNB]The incident occurred just over two years after Arsenal striker Eduardo, on the bench tonight, suffered a badly broken leg at Birmingham.[LNB]Arsenal closed the gap to three points on Premier League leaders Chelsea, who earlier lost 4-2 to Manchester City.[LNB] Tears: Ryan Shawcross of Stoke City is consoled by team mate Thomas Sorensen as he leaves the pitch after being sent off for a challenge on Aaron Ramsey[LNB] EXCLUSIVE: Walcott poised for return to England right wing for Egypt friendlyGibbs in line for return but he won't solve England's crisis, says Wenger Happy 50th birthday to the League Cup: A look back through history[LNB][LNB] [LNB]  Explore more:People:Martin Taylor, Cesc Fabregas, Ryan Shawcross, Thomas SorensenPlaces:BirminghamOrganisations:English Premier League

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