The spouse of Sean Cox has revealed her life revolves round going to hospital forward of a charity match for her husband between Republic of Eire and Liverpool legends.
Meath man Cox was brutally assaulted final 12 months by a gaggle of AS Roma supporters in an unprovoked assault earlier than Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final tie outdoors Anfield.
The 53-year-old, dad of three, was left with severe head accidents and can want life-long care as he continues to recuperate in a rehabilitation centre in Dun Laoghaire.
His spouse Martina was upbeat however admitted: “Life has simply modified fully. Sean has been in three completely different hospitals.
“It revolves round going to hospital. We’ve got a household at residence, two youngsters in school and one at residence and it is juggling all the things collectively.
“However that’s the curve ball thrown and we’re making an attempt to get on with it the very best we are able to. Clearly the largest precedence is Sean and the following steps in his rehabilitation.
“He’s in Dun Laoghaire and his rehab programme is because of end there on the finish of March.
“Then we’re presumably Donnybrook which is one other rehabilitation programme.”
Martina was talking on the launch of a charity match for Sean between a gaggle of Republic of Eire and Liverpool legends on 12 April on the Aviva Stadium.
The Eire crew will likely be managed by Mick McCarthy whereas Kenny Dalglish will likely be in control of the Liverpool outfit.
Previous stars like Robbie Keane, Jason McAteer, John Aldridge, Kevin Kilbane and Phil Babb are all set to be concerned.
And Martina admitted that she has been overwhelmed by the assist proven by Liverpool and the sporting neighborhood.
“We do not know if he’ll stroll once more however we’re encouraging him each step of the way in which.
“He’s going to want an enormous quantity of rehabilitation going ahead. By way of the followers, we have had an awesome quantity of assist from all 4 corners of the world.
“It is truly been unbelievable – it is thoughts blowing. I am not notably a soccer fan myself however I am unable to imagine how the neighborhood spirit has been with Liverpool Soccer Membership. It is unbelievable.”
Tickets for the sport go on common sale by way of Ticketmaster on 14 February at 10am with pre-sales for FAI Season Ticket holders happening sale on 12 February at 10am.
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