Stenhousemuir's Adam McCracken out of hospital after injury in abandoned match with Stirling Albion

Stenhousemuir defender Adam McCracken has been released from hospital following a head injury in his side’s abandoned match with Stirling Albion.

By Ian MacLean
Sunday, 3rd January 2021, 12:45 pm
Adam McCracken is taken to hospital as a precaution following his injury in Stenhousemuir's match with Stiring Albion

McCracken suffered the injury in a collision just half an hour into the League 2 encounter with Stirling Albion at Ochilview.

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The 22-year-old Northern Irish defender, who only joined Stenny on Christmas Eve, was knocked unconscious for a time and, after receiving treatment on the pitch for several minutes, was taken by ambulance to Forth Valley Hospital.

However during the stoppage, and with conditions deteriorating rapidly in freezing conditions, referee Chris Graham decided to abandon the match, which Albion were leading 1-0 with a 14th minute goal from Dominic Docherty.

An update on the player, posted on Stenhousemuir’s Facebook page, said: “Adam has now been discharged from hospital following his head knock during today’s match. He suffered a concussion but is feeling ok and is in good spirits. Thank you for all your kind wishes.”