Goalkeeper Neil Etheridge. Birmingham Metropolis FC photograph
MANILA, Philippines—Philippine soccer worldwide Neil Etheridge has been hospitalized to obtain therapy for COVID-19, his membership Birmingham Metropolis stated.
The Blues, who play in England’s second tier soccer league, stated Etheridge will make his restoration inside a medical facility throughout his bout with the virus.
“The membership can affirm that @Neil38Etheridge is at the moment receiving therapy in hospital for COVID-19,” posted the membership. “Everybody at #BCFC is sending him all our energy and finest needs.”
Birmingham Metropolis Technical Director Craig Gardner stated everybody on the membership is behind Etheride and is pushing for the goalkeeper’s speedy restoration.
“We’re in fixed contact along with his shut household and can proceed to assist them in any method we are able to,” stated Gardner. “He’s in the very best palms and we’re hopeful we are able to all welcome him residence on the earliest alternative.”
Birmingham purchased Etheridge from Cardiff Metropolis for €2.22 million in the beginning of the 2020-21 season and has since saved 13 clear sheets in 43 appearances for the Blues.
Etheridge, who lately received married, didn’t go well with up for the Azkals within the joint Fiba World Cup and Asian Cup qualifiers final month.
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