Tate suffers 'bizarre' leg-break

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Swansea defender Alan Tate has broken his leg in what his club have described as a "bizarre golfing accident".

Tate was a passenger in a golf buggy at a south Wales club on Sunday afternoon when the buggy "lost control", Swansea said.

The 28-year-old former Manchester United trainee was diagnosed with a broken tibia of his left leg after being taken to Morriston Hospital by ambulance.

Tate is one of only three current Swansea players who have played in all four divisions with the club.

He played in the 3-2 win over Hull which saved the Welsh club from relegation from the Football League in 2003.

Tate is in his 10th season with the Swans and has played more than 300 games for the club.

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