Heroic Hammers fan paralysed after stroke


An heroic Hammr sans who helped hold Dutch hooligans at bay has been hit with a major health issue having suffered a stroke.

The lifelong Hammer known only as ‘Green T-Street’ is now in hospital and  paralysed as a result and supporters are rallying around to cover his medical cost.

He and and fan known as  ‘Knollsy‘ helped block the way as AZ Alkmaar ultras launched an attack on the Hammers hospitality area where family and friends of the players were gathered following our win in the Europa Conference win last season.

And as videos of the event hit social media and went viral he quickly became hailed as Hammers hero.  The unidentified fan has a young family and and a donation page to help cover the “rehabilitation care and equipment required as well as ensuring the “financial stability of his young family”. medical bills has been set up.

A target of £50,000 has been and already just over £13,000 has been raised.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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