Football captain will never play again after suffering horrific head injuries in fall down flight of stairs on night out during pre-season tour of Latvia

A football group commander was left battling for his life in doctor’s facility in the wake of bombing down a flight of stairs amid his club’s pre-season visit.

Tom Astute, 26, was in Latvia with his partners when he endured serious head wounds on a night out in the capital, Riga.

The midfielder for Panteg AFC, based in Torfaen, South Wales, was taken to doctor’s facility where he fell into a state of extreme lethargy after he misinterpreted a stage in ‘pitch dark’ dimness and tumbled down the stairs.

His better half Megan Rees, 26, flew out to be at his bedside alongside individuals from his family.

Dwindle Page, 31, Tom’s brother by marriage who was likewise in Riga with the football group, stated: ‘The specialists are sure that he will have the capacity to come back to work, however sadly it is improbable that he will play don once more.’

‘It was pitch dark and at the time, he was just with one other person from the group.

‘There are a ton of doctor’s facilities in Riga so it made it elusive where Tom was at first.’

Tom, of Cwmbran, who functions as a conveyancer for a law firm, was permitted to come back to Ribs to be dealt with in Rookwood Doctor’s facility, Cardiff.

Colleagues from his club are currently sorting out pledge drives for their stricken skipper.

They have raised more than £4,500 by putting on a 12-hour long constant line. They have likewise arranged a 10k race to add to the assets.

The group are likewise sorting out a 68 mile cycle ride from Chepstow to Swansea.

Diminish included: ‘We simply need to indicate Tom that we are still behind him, regardless of the possibility that he can’t play close by us once more.’

‘It isn’t the measure of cash that is vital to us. We simply need to demonstrate Tom and every one of people around him that we are still behind him, regardless of the possibility that he can’t play nearby us once more.’

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