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Britton Back But Monk Doubtful

Leon Britton has been given the all-clear and the Swans are hoping to have him available in all 3 remaining games this season.

Leon was expected to have an operation to rectify a hernia problem but physio Richard Evans said:

''We've decided not to go through with the op because Leon's problem has settled down,''

''His symptoms have cleared and we're now going to try to nurse him through to the end of the season.

''We've got three important games before a possible play-off campaign and we hope Leon can feature in all of them.

''I'm quite confident he can come through.

''There might be a little bit of pain towards the end of the game if he plays on Saturday, but hopefully we can manage it.''


Britton saw a specialist last week abuot his injury that has kept him out of the last 2 games over the Easter weekend.

Surgery would have kept him sidelined until next season.

There is also bad news on the injury front though as Garry Monk has sustained a back injury in training and is doubtful for Saturday's trip to Oldham.




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Writer: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 20 2006

Time: 2:34PM

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Lets hope it holds off until the close season then .
JACK_THE_LAD
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20/04/2006 17:06:00

another defender to add to our injury list.
mattyjones
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20/04/2006 18:29:00

leon leon leon!!
s_w_a_n_s
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20/04/2006 20:07:00

No big deal losing Monk as he has been poor and has a slight attitude problem towards us fans .
JACK_THE_LAD
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21/04/2006 11:55:00

this is great news leon will certainly test the oldham defense.
sbrjack
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21/04/2006 12:11:00

Hopefully the boost we need to push us back into the playoff positions.
Jack69
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21/04/2006 12:40:00

wayyy leon :D !!! hes a awsum playerr :P !!... c'mon cityy :D lets cum home on sat with the three point that we need !!
swanzea_gal
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21/04/2006 16:55:00

 

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