Paralysed footballer Nicky Morgan fights to walk again

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A young footballer from Essex who was paralysed in a street brawl has been taking his first steps on the road to recovery.

Nicky Morgan's ordeal began on 27 October when he became caught up in a fight involving 10 men outside the Sugar Hut nightspot in Brentwood, the club is associated with the TV series The Only Way is Essex.

He was pushed to the ground and hit his head on the kerb, leaving him paralysed from the shoulders down.

Medical experts feared the worst for his recovery but thanks to treatment at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital, he is taking his first tentative steps.

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