Northeast Metro Tech football player injured during game recovers from surgery, family say – CBS Boston

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WAKEFIELD (CBS) – A 16-year-old Northeast Metro Tech football player has undergone surgery and is recovering, his family said in a statement. Brandon Cooke, suffered a head injury during a college junior football game at Wakefield School on Saturday.

“Our son, Brandon Cooke, suffered a head injury while playing for the Northeast Metro Vocational regional football team on Saturday. Brandon has had surgery and is recovering at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Our family would like to thank the football community, their healthcare team, relatives and friends for their many thoughts and prayers. We ask for privacy as we focus on healing Brandon, ”the family said in a statement. “Thank you for keeping our family in your prayers. “

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A GoFundMe page has been created to support Brandon’s recovery.

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The match, which was against Saugus High School, was suspended after the incident.

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Northeast Metro Tech faculty offered advice to the boy’s teammates.


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