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England legend’s son forced to undergo surgery as loan transfer cut short following horror injury in FA Cup showdown

STANLEY MILLS has seen his loan spell at Oxford United end following a horror injury.

The 20-year-old was in action as the League One side were beaten by Coventry in the third round of the FA Cup.

Stanley Mills requires surgery on his knee

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Stanley Mills requires surgery on his kneeCredit: Alamy
He was stretchered off in the FA Cup clash versus Coventry

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He was stretchered off in the FA Cup clash versus CoventryCredit: Alamy
Mills has returned to Everton for treatment

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Mills has returned to Everton for treatmentCredit: Rex

In the closing stages of the 6-2 defeat, Mills went down unchallenged after taking a shot at goal.

He was stretchered off in visible pain, having sustained a serious knee injury.

Mills was on loan from Evertonand he has now returned to the Toffees for treatment.

The midfielder requires surgery and it is unlikely he will play again this season.

Fans have been left devastated by the news, one said: “Absolutely gutted for the lad, he showed real promise, such a cruel ending to his loan. I hope he recovers quickly and gets his career back on track.”

Another added: “We wish you all the best for a full and speedy recovery. Gutted to lose you.”

A third commented: “We wish you nothing but the best for the future, thank you for your performances in the yellow shirt.”

Stanley is the son of former England defender Danny Mills.

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The 46-year-old played for the likes of Norwich, Charlton, Leeds, Middlesbrough and Manchester City.

He earned 19 caps for the Three Lions during his career.

Danny Mills played 19 times for England

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Danny Mills played 19 times for EnglandCredit: Getty Images – Getty

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