Young Wroxham footballer loses his brave fight for life following car crash near Norwich

A young footballer who suffered serious injuries in a car crash near Norwich has died.

Liam Still, 21, a goalkeeper for both Wroxham Reserves FC and Riverside Rovers, was injured after the blue Vauxhall Corsa he was driving left the B1108 Watton Road, at Bawburgh, and collided with a tree.

The accident happened at around 5.15am on Saturday as he was travelling towards Norwich, where he lives.

Mr Still, nicknamed 'Stillo', was initially treated at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) but was transferred to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge on Sunday where he died in the early hours of this morning.

The family had previously issued a statement which told of their 'devastation' over what has happened, but thanked family and friends for the support they have received as well as the 'outstanding' care given by hospital staff.

For full story see tomorrow's paper.

Would you like to pay tribute to Liam? Send your words and pictures to

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter