Dozens of messages of support for injured Port Vale skipper Doug Loft have been passed onto the club by the OVF website.
Loft was controversially injury and ruled out of the season after an altercation with team mate Dan Jones. Jones was later sacked by the club. Loft then revealed that he has suffered numerous facial injuries including a broken nose, broken cheekbone and broken jaw.
OVF felt that our users’ views could offer some encouragement to the skipper so, in April, we asked fans to post a comment to Lofty.
Port Vale FC have kindly agreed to pass the messages onto the Vale captain and a list of the messages were emailed across this week.
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What the fans said…
A selection of comments:
“Get well soon, Lofty. You’ve been an inspiration to the team all season…”
“All the best Doug Loft and we all hope you make a full recovery, I really hope we see you in a Port Vale strip next season…”
“You were my player of the year before all this. You epitomise all that a player should be. Hope you are still here next year and the year after that…”
“Good luck Lofty!! Wish you a speedy recovery and really HOPE to see you in a Vale shirt again…”