Adam Forshaw reveals his shortcut to mental 'clarity' during challenging injury lay-off - YEP 17/5/22
Leeds United midfielder Adam Forshaw has said that other forms of exercise gave him clarity while injury prevented him from playing football. By Flora Snelson Forshaw sat out the entirety of Whites' stunning maiden top-flight season with a hip injury that threatened to end his playing career altogether, so it was a huge relief for him to get back on the pitch and make 22 Premier League appearances this campaign. But last month, Forshaw counted himself out of United's relegation run-in as he was side-lined once more with a fractured kneecap suffered during a training session. No stranger to the treatment room, the 30-year-old described the effect of injury and his own key to coping with it. "I had times where, from a sports point of view, I was really down and didn't know where to turn to," Forshaw said. "At times I've thought I might have to retire, which is taking everything away from me in terms of what I've dreamed of doing as a kid.