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Leigh Bromby Thanks Everyone as He Starts Road to Recovery

It seems a lifetime ago since Leigh Bromby suffered his horror injury away to Cardiff in April.

But the big centre-half is recuperating after surgery and has spoken of his gratitude for the fans support during a very difficult period for him.

The 31-year-old ruptured his patella tendon in Cardiff, which was described as sickening by many of the Leeds players and manager Neil Warnock. The defender needed oxygen on the pitch and was stretchered off to a round of applause from both sets of supporters....fair play Cardiff.

Speaking to the Leeds official site, Bromby said:

"I had the operation last week, my will be in brace for three months, I'm on very strong painkillers, and there is very little I can do at the moment.

I'd like to say a massive thank-you to everyone. I've had well wishes from fans, the players, and the staff, it means a lot. I think people knew it was serious the way it happened, but it's great to see the support I've had from everyone. It's a difficult time, but this has really lifted me.

I don't remember much about it (the incident itself). I can't really remember how it happened - it's all a blur. I knew straight away I'd done something serious. I actually thought I'd been kicked, I thought I'd broken my leg.

I remember Pughy talking to me and calming me down because I was in pain, then the next thing I remember is being in the dressing room with my mum and dad there.

Harvey and the physio's at the club have been fantastic. It isn't a very common injury at all, but I know I'm in the most capable hands possible and I trust them to give me the very best rehab."

Although we said it on a post a while back, all of us from Through It All Together are wishing Brombs a quick recovery along with the rest of the Leeds faithful. It looked like he would have been a part of Warnock's plans for next season but the aim is to now get back fit, step-by-step.

Good luck Brombs!