Date: 25th March 2017 at 9:25am
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Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman suffered a broken leg during his country’s goalless draw against Wales at the Aviva Stadium during Friday night’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

The 28-year-old was given oxygen before being carried off on a stretcher following a horrible challenge from fellow defender Neil Taylor (Aston Villa) in the 68th minute.

Full-back Coleman, who earned his 44th cap for Ireland last night, has scored four goals and provided four assists in 28 appearances in all competitions for Premier League side Everton.

And, with The Toffees pushing for a top five finish in the English top-flight standings, as well as facing Merseyside rivals Liverpool on April 1, Everton supporters were understandably distressed by their defender’s horrific injury.

Here’s how a selection of Toffees supporters reacted on Twitter…

Then, there is always that one diehard fan who oversteps the mark…

 
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