Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has despatched a robust message of support to all who had been affected by the terror attack on the Women’s Hospital final weekend. Henderson stated he was left “shocked and disturbed” by the incident, which noticed a taxi explode within the hospital’s automobile park. Everton, Liverpool, and Tranmere Rovers launched a joint assertion on Friday, alongside the Liverpool Region Mosque Network, to ship a message “in solidarity, with one voice and communicate out towards these searching for to divide us”. The Liverpool skipper stated his instant ideas had been for the workers and sufferers and defined his private connection to the Women’s Hospital . READ MORE: Xabi Alonso phonecall helped Liverpool beat Man City and Chelsea to £17.5m signing “The Women’s is the hospital the place my youngsters had been born so it is going to all the time be a particular place for me and my household and it has all the time been someplace the place we now have felt protected,” he wrote in his Liverpool programme notes , forward of Saturday’s recreation towards Arsenal. “Everyone who works on the Women’s does an unimaginable job, offering unbelievable care and support and making the hospital the proper place for generations of Liverpool youngsters to be introduced into the world. “Like anybody else going about their work, the least they deserve is to really feel protected and safe once they do their jobs. Last Sunday this wasn’t the case so proper now they want the support of all of us as they proceed making an attempt to come to phrases with what occurred.” Henderson continued: “It was simpler for me to put myself within the footwear of a customer as a result of I’ve been one. “Like each new dad who has been there, I’ve been in that automobile park and walked via these doorways and each time I’ve accomplished so I’ve recognized that I used to be going to a spot the place my household and myself couldn’t really feel safer. “Nothing else is smart, to be sincere – it’s a hospital.” The hospital’s chief govt Kathryn Thompson known as the incident “traumatic” earlier this week and Henderson has implored individuals to proceed to present their support for these impacted. Taxi driver David Perry, who was injured within the explosion, continues to be recovering however his spouse has stated that he’s “no doubt, fortunate to be alive” , additional describing it as “an utter miracle”. Fundraisers arrange to assist support the household have since reached over £70,000 and Henderson additionally wished Mr Perry one of the best in his restoration. “My ideas are additionally with the taxi driver who was injured within the attack. Again, he was simply going about his job and I can’t even start to think about what he has gone via,” he stated. “I don’t know a lot about him aside from that his identify is David Perry, however I hope he’s doing OK and that in time he’ll someway have the opportunity to recover from what occurred.
“There are not any positives to come out of this – the one constructive would have been if it had by no means occurred – however there’s a glimmer of one in the way in which that the individuals of Liverpool have responded.” “This doesn’t come as any shock, of course, however it’s as vital now because it has ever been as a result of there can be those that need to use final Sunday’s occasions to divide us and we are able to’t enable this to occur,” he continued. “The Women’s Hospital welcomes everybody and so does town of Liverpool. This has to stick with it. Anything else would go towards what each have all the time stood for.”