Carlisle physio praises Taiwo

12 November 2009 12:41
The Spireites defender suffered a double leg break during Tuesday's Johnstone's Paint Trophy clash between the two sides after going into a challenge with the Chelsea loanee.

Robertson will miss the rest of the season as a result, but United physio Neil Dalton believes Taiwo's quick thinking helped prevent an even nastier outcome.

"If Tom had jumped up or pulled himself out immediately after the challenge, Robertson's broken leg would have been completely mobile and could have led to a compound fracture," Dalton told the News and Star.

"It could have been career-threatening and the lad could have even lost his ankle or the leg itself, because sometimes those things are beyond repair.

"But Tom was calm, patient and sensible enough to stay where he was and helped Robertson keep as stable as possible until the paramedics and ourselves could get onto the field."

Source: Team_Talk