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Jack Rutter Highnam Visit

5 April 2019 (by admin)

On 11th March we welcomed to Highnam Academy Jack Rutter. At the age of 18 he was signed to Birmingham City FC and was on the verge of signing as a professional when he was knocked to the ground and suffered brain damage as a consequence.

The incident forced his retirement from professional football in 2010. On his Paralympic debut Jack helped the Paralympics GB side to secure a fifth-place finish.

It was inspirational to hear about Jack’s journey - thank you for your visit.