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Tudur-Jones Out For 4 Months

Owain Tudur-Jones will need more surgery on his troublesome knee which means he will be out injured for 4 months.

It comes as a blow to Jackett as he'll miss the start of the season and will not return until some time in October.

A routine exploratory operation found more serious problems that needed micro-surgery.

Darren Way also faces a 3-month rehabilition period after he has an operation to cure his stress-fracture which was troubled him ever since he joined us in January.

Jackett said:

''Obviously that's going to be a key area as far as squad strengthening goes this summer,''

''Owain went for a routine exploratory operation which would have put him out for one or two weeks.

''But the specialist found things on Owain's patella that he didn't like and he has had to perform micro-surgery, which will keep him out for four months.

''Darren has his operation next week, which will keep him out for three months, so come the start of August neither of those two will be fit. That's a big disappointment for us.''


There's good news on the injury front as well though as long-term defensiev casualties Izzy Iriekpen and Steve Watt are fit and available for pre-season training when it starts on July 3rd.




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Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 5 2006

Time: 12:55PM

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Injury worries before the season starts...all we need!!
Jackman2006
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06/06/2006 11:16:00

what a gutter i think he nd o'leary in centre mid wud av been gr8 nxt season..jackett betta get sme playerz in soon en especially in midfield..ber es wunderin y e left martinez nd firbes go now
swanz_gal_05
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06/06/2006 16:02:00

Well jackman, at least you have found out now and are doing something about it. Better than him playing on and making it worse.
FEn_100
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06/06/2006 21:03:00

we are going to struggle without him .
mattyjones
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08/06/2006 07:24:00

gutted :(.. hes a really good player .. hope hes ok soon ....
swanzea_gal
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10/06/2006 13:26:00

 

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