Winger Harvey Sparks suffered a suspected fractured ankle during Worthing Football Club's pre-season friendly against Worthing United at Woodside Road last night.
Second-half strikes from Lloyd Dawes and Jack Newhouse cancelled out Joel Colbran's first-half effort as Worthing ran out 2-1 winners to retain the Malcolm Gamlen Trophy.
Worthing winger Sparks netted eight times last pre-season for Worthing but lasted just 50 minutes of their opening friendly this term.
After an innocuous incident, Sparks was forced to leave the field, he told worthingfc.com: "I just caught it with someone. It wasn't even a challenge really and I didn't think I landed on it very badly. He got the ball, ran off and I just caught it."
Sparks went for an X-ray straight after the game, with scans showing cracks in his ankle, although it is still not confirmed whether it is broken.
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