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Tottenham starlet ‘fit and well’ after horror collision in UEFA U17 Championship

The Under-17 international was knocked unconscious in a sickening clash during England’s win over Turkey, but has now confirmed that he is recovering

Tottenham starlet Tashan Oakley-Boothe has confirmed that he is “fit and well” after a horror collision during England’s Uefa Under-17 European Championship semi-final victory over Turkey.

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The midfielder was accidentally elbowed in the neck during the game, leaving him unconscious for over 10 minutes.

Paramedics tended to Oakley-Boothe on the pitch after Turkey’s players gestured for medical assistance, and he was stretchered off.

Tashan Oakley-Boothe, England U17, Euro U17, 05162017Tashan Oakley-Boothe, England U17, Euro U17, 05162017

He has now confirmed, however, that he is recovering from the incident, and has expressed his pride in his team-mates, after they sealed a 2-1 win to progress to the final, where they will meet Spain.

“Proud of all the boys,” Oakley-Boothe wrote on Twitter. “Final here we come. Glad to say I’m fit and well and thanks for the messages, much appreciated.”

Oakley-Boothe joined Spurs in 2016, and has thus far played for the club at Under-18, Under-19 and Under-21 level.

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