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Victim of football assault tells of catastrophic effects

An amateur footballer has been jailed after deliberately breaking an opponent's leg during a Sunday league football match in Stockport

Thug Nathaniel James Kerr, 27, was sentenced to one year behind bars after running towards 30-year-old Stuart Parsons before jumping into the air and stamping on his outstretched leg.

Mr Parsons was in hospital for several weeks and had to undergo extensive reconstructive surgery, leaving him unable to work.


Broady's Wimbledon adventure comes to an end

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Liam Broady's Wimbledon adventure is over for another year after the British hope was outgunned in straight sets by 16th seed David Goffin.

British tennis' soap opera family now has no representatives left in the main draw, Broady's 7-6 (7/3) 6-1 6-1 second-round defeat following sister Naomi's first-round exit.

World number 15 Goffin's superior craft and baseline acumen proved too much for Stockport's Broady, who was conceding 167 places in the rankings.


Liam Broady back in Wimbledon action

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Stockport tennis hopeful Liam Broady is in round two Wimbledon action today. The world 182 has been training hard for this years tournament - he'll take on Belgium's David Goffin at aroun 11.30 AM.

21-year-old Liam became the first Briton to reach the second round as well as the youngest British man to win a match at Wimbledon since 2008. Broady, came from two sets down to win a five-set thriller in his debut.

The player picked up £47,000 in prize money but faces a hefty fine after he was caught swearing on court.

Police appeal for witnesses after woman dies following collision with car in Stockport

A 93-year-old woman has died after a collision with a car in Stockport. The collision took place shortly before 2.30pm on Tuesday 23rd of June within an area in a block of flats off Gatley Road in Cheadle. The elderly lady had been walking across a car park before the collision with a Citroen Picasso which left her with serious injuries. Police Constable Philip Shaw from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said:

“This is an absolutely tragic incident in which an elderly lady has lost her life. We are currently speaking with members of her family and supporting them as best we can at this traumatic time."

“If anyone witnessed this collision or has any information that may assist our investigation to establish the exact circumstances around what happened, please contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4742.”

– Police Constable Philip Shaw
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