Liverpool fan Sean Cox ‘regains consciousness’ three months after being attacked by Roma fans outside Anfield before Champions League tie
- Sean Cox was seriously hurt in an attack outside Anfield back in April
- The 53-year-old has reportedly regained consciousness in hospital
- Cox has made some major steps in his recovery and is ‘undergoing rehabilitation’
Liverpool supporter Sean Cox, who was attacked by a Roma supporters outside Anfield in April, has reportedly regained consciousness in hospital.
According to electrical industry website, Electric.ie, Cox, who is an employee of Precision Cables, has made some major steps in his recovery and is ‘undergoing dedicated rehabilitation’.
Cox, 53, who hails from Dunboyne in Ireland, was the victim of an allegedly unprovoked attack by Roma Ultras outside Anfield and was placed in an induced coma after needing major surgery to tackle a serious bleed on the brain.
Liverpool supporter Sean Cox (right) has reportedly regained consciousness in hospital
He suffered a bleed on the brain after being attacked by outside Anfield last month
He was airlifted from Liverpool’s Walton Centre to Beaumont Hospital in Ireland at the end of May and has been receiving round-the-clock care with his family by his side at every step.
A brief statement on the electrical industry website said: ‘Sean has regained consciousness and is undergoing dedicated rehabilitation. Recovery is progressing positively but very slowly.
‘His colleagues in Precision Cables are overwhelmed by the support and good wishes for Sean and his family that they receive on a daily basis.
Liverpool displayed messages of solidarity for Cox in the build-up to the second leg
‘They would like once again to ask that you keep him in your prayers and that he will continue on his road to recovery.’
Twenty-year-old Filippo Lombardi has been charged with violent disorder, as well as wounding and inflicting grievous bodily harm, and 29-year-old Daniele Sciusco was charged with violent disorder last month for the attack on Cox.
They were both remanded in custody and will appear at Liverpool Crown Court on May 24.