Kirk Broadfoot in hospital after egg explodes

It has emerged that Rangers defender Kirk Broadfoot was treated in hospital on Sunday after an egg exploded in his face.

The Scotland player was inspecting two eggs he had poached in the microwave when one of them blew up, squirting scalding water onto his face.

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Broadfoot was treated in hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Rangers manager Walter Smith said: "He's got some facial burns but he should be okay."

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