Thursday 19 January 2017

Graphic content: League of Ireland star posts gruesome picture of severed finger

Published 05/10/2016 | 21:36

Kevin McHugh of Finn Harps in action against Robbie Williams
Kevin McHugh of Finn Harps in action against Robbie Williams

Finn Harps striker Kevin McHugh was last night having surgery to attempt to save a finger following a nasty accident on Wednesday evening.

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McHugh was attempting to jump over a fence to retrieve a stray football when his wedding ring caught in the wire.

The Killea man was coaching at the Donegal Soccer Academy, which he runs, at the time.

McHugh – who has scored 186 goals in 438 appearances for Harps – was attended to at nearby Letterkenny University Hospital before being transferred to Galway, where he was to undergo surgery. McHugh posted a gruesome picture of the damage on Twitter


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