Andy Scott benefit fund

Andy Scott is a 32-year-old former professional footballer (Sheffield United, Brentford, Oxford and Leyton Orient) who has been forced to retire from the game after doctors warned any physical exercise could kill him.

Andy has been diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM), a genetic disorder which restricts the efficient pumping of blood around the body due to a thickening of the heart muscle from inside. This condition is also known as