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Unlucky McLeod Breaks Ankle

Unlucky McLeod Breaks Ankle

Kevin McLeod's chances of saving his Swansea career have been hit with a major blow after breaking his ankle in Saturday's game against Southend.

He was given hope by Kenny Jackett when he was given starting places in the previous 2 games. All was going well on Saturday until 8 minutes from the end when he recieved a bad tackle which means he'll be out for 6 weeks.

He was having a good game as he tried to prove to the manager that he should be kept on.

We had the right balance in midfield and he provided some much needed width on the left flank, something we haven't had for a few months now.

Club Physio Richard Evans said:

'Kevin looks to have chipped a bone and he's in plaster,'

'We need to have another look at it, but he's probably looking at six weeks out.'






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Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Monday May 1 2006
Time: 1:24PM

Comments

0
Sorry to hear that - nobody likes to see a player injured.
Dichio
01/05/2006 13:26:00
0
WAT A SHAME TO SEE HIM OUT HE WAS JUST GETTING HIS CAREER BACK ON TRACK WITH US...BEEN PLAYING BETTER SINCE HE CAM BACK GOOD LUCK MACCA
swanz_gal_05
01/05/2006 15:30:00
0
what a gutter after hes been trying for so long to get back into the team and on the pitch ... good luck mcleod !!!
swanzea_gal
01/05/2006 17:52:00
0
i feel for the lad. he just gets his career back on track and something like this happens. he had a good game aswell.
mattyjones
01/05/2006 19:01:00
0
yee i fink he had a brill game untill he broke his ankle =(
swanzea_gal
01/05/2006 19:49:00
0
Such a shame and a bad break on both counts. At least he has the summer to get fighting fit and ready for next year.
FEn_100
01/05/2006 23:03:00
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He must be gutted though that he can't do anymore to prove that he should be kept on. He played well Saturday but he seems to only play well when it really matters, he did well in front of the sky cameras against Huddersfield and is doing well now, but for months he played poorly. He needs to be more consistent if he's kept on, he has the potential but too often he's lazy.
KevinE
02/05/2006 00:08:00
0
Sh*t!..he's gonna be a big loss for the last game and maybe the playoffs..he was looking more like himself since hed been recalled as well..
bdazzler1
02/05/2006 02:15:00
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At least there is only a few games left and it's not the start of the season .
JACK_THE_LAD
02/05/2006 08:19:00
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well the good thing is jackett cant sell him any way now
FISKENS number1 fan
04/05/2006 17:48:00
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