'I could die on the pitch if I play football again'

32-year-old father forced to retire after discovery of hereditary heart condition

Professional footballer Andy Scott has spoken of his devastation after being told his life could be in danger if he ever plays the game again.

The Leyton Orient midfielder, who lives in Chaldon, was stunned to learn he had the same heart condition that killed Cameroon international Marc-Vivien Foe while he was playing for his country in June 2003.

Doctors only diagnosed the killer condition after Andy collapsed in the dressing room five weeks ago