Lewis Galpin sidelined by broken leg

Lewis Galpin sidelined by broken leg

South Shields defender Lewis Galpin is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a double leg fracture.

Lewis was injured in a freak incident in training following the postponement of Saturday’s game against Crook Town.

The 22-year-old does not require surgery, but a timescale has not yet been put on his return.

Everyone at South Shields FC would like to wish Lewis well and hope he makes a speedy recovery.

Following the news of his injury, messages for Lewis flooded in on social networking site Twitter, including those below.

IMAGE: Peter Talbot.