Saturday 21 October 2017

Sunderland defender Jones discharged from hospital after suffering concussion

Sunderland's Billy Jones left the field on a stretcher against West Ham
Sunderland's Billy Jones left the field on a stretcher against West Ham

Sunderland defender Billy Jones has been discharged from hospital after he suffered a concussion in the Premier League draw with West Ham.

Jones was involved in a 90th-minute collision and left the field on a stretcher.

Black Cats boss David Moyes confirmed that Jones had hit his head on the ground during the incident and lost consciousness, and had been sent to hospital to be checked.

Sunderland announced on their official Twitter account on Saturday night that the 30-year-old had been given the all clear.

"Billy Jones has been discharged from hospital following his collision during today's game. Glad to see you're on the mend Super Billy!" the club said.

Sunderland drew 2-2 with West Ham at the Stadium of Light and remain bottom of the Premier League standings, nine points from safety.

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