It wasn’t until 2019 that Campbell went to back in the game, but again, before she was injured again, she could only accumulate so much motivation. This time, this kind of injury is not common in athletes, and the defender’s posterior tibial tendon is broken. Surgery is usually given to those whose arch falls or their feet are flat, aiming at helping patients to recover their walking ability, rather than pursuing sports career. On the day of her surgery, her surgeon admitted that he had only performed the required surgery and had only succeeded once in his career.
Although I heard that she might never play football again, the Droheda native was determined to come back, and she struggled. "So I’m in a blockade, and I’m alone, which may be the biggest blow to me. I struggled a lot with anxiety and spirit, thinking, "Can I really do this? Like, I don’t know if it’s worth it.
This is where her support network proved to be crucial. "But if it weren’t for the people around me, I don’t think I would still be playing games. I mean, you need good people around you, whether it’s your family, your friends, your teammates, your employees, such as medical staff. You need good people around you every day, because they are the last people you see, not your family. If you don’t have these, then you will struggle, but thankfully, I have good people around me.