Leek Sports Therapist Attack Story Told

A Stoke City employee was left fighting for his life after being attacked in a North Staffordshire street.

Daniel Vickers suffered severe head injuries after being punched on a night out in Leek.

The 29-year-old was rushed to Royal Stoke University Hospital’s major trauma centre where doctors and nurses battled to save his life.

Daniel, a sports therapist at Stoke City FC Academy, said: “My first memory of the treatment at Royal Stoke was when I woke up and was asked if I knew where I was.

Daniel, of Belle Vue Road, Leek, was assaulted outside the Co-op, in West Street, on July 19 last year.

His story is told on 999 Critical Condition which will screen on Channel 5 at 9pm tonight (September 24)