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Martinez: 'We'll Miss Monk's Influence'

Roberto Martinez will be without skipper Garry Monk again tonight and he says we'll miss his influence in the dressing room.

The centre back will miss his 3rd game now as we host Plymouth Argyle at the Liberty Stadium tonight.

He returned from a back problem at home to Charlton Athletic, but had to be taken off before the half-hour mark with a re-occurrence of his injury.

Martinez told the Western Mail:

'Garry is our club captain and not to have him around the dressing room, at half-time for example, you do miss him,'

'His influence is massive for us on and off the pitch. but you do not want to rush things particularly with a back injury. We will make sure he is 100%.

'You can only work with the players you have got and I am delighted with the way Albert Serran has been playing and that shows the strength of our squad.'







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Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 10 2009

Time: 1:08PM

Your Comments

we have in the last 3 games and we will again tonight. serran hasnt played that well but martinez is hardly going to say that if he thinks so.
GThomas
we have in the last 3 games and we will again tonight. serran hasnt played that well but martinez is hardly going to say that if he thinks so.
GThomas
I doubted he'd be back this evening, no point risking him after last time, lets hope he can play a part on Saturday.
KevinE
I doubted he'd be back this evening, no point risking him after last time, lets hope he can play a part on Saturday.
KevinE
robertos certainly been a great manager for you and must be manager of the season ???
bluemooner_mcfc
robertos certainly been a great manager for you and must be manager of the season ???
bluemooner_mcfc
We will miss him tonight but no rush to get him back on the pitch. A fit Monk should hopefully be back for the last 7 or 8 games.
willow
We will miss him tonight but no rush to get him back on the pitch. A fit Monk should hopefully be back for the last 7 or 8 games.
willow
 

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