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 By PA Sport

Brighton's Connor Goldson urges clubs to scan for heart problems

Connor Goldson Brighton
Connor Goldson's heart problem was discovered by a routine scan.

Brighton defender Connor Goldson has told The Times football clubs should carry out more checks on players to detect heart problems.

Goldson, 24, has not played competitively since January after the discovery of a swollen aorta left him fearing for his career.

Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote died after collapsing while training in June, while Eugene Kouame passed away earlier this month after suffering a heart attack.

Goldson said: "You look at Tiote. You never know what can happen. Two...

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Brighton's Connor Goldson out to make a return following heart surgery

Connor Goldson Brighton
Connor Goldson has been ruled out for the rest of the season.

Brighton defender Connor Goldson is determined to make a comeback after being sidelined for the rest of the season due to a heart issue.

Goldson, 24, was ruled out from playing after a heart risk was discovered during a routine cardiac screening by the Championship club.

The former Shrewsbury Town man now requires preventative surgery with the screening picking up "a possible risk factor" with his heart, Brighton said in a statement.

"Football has always been my life but this has put my life into...