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Monk Injured For 4-6 Months

Andy Robinson is out injured for the next 2 weeks while skipper Garry Monk faces 4-6 months on the sidelines.

He said: "The consultant seems to think it's going to take me four to six months to get back,''

"I think everything that could have gone wrong with the knee has gone wrong.

"Obviously I'm bitterly disappointed. It is a big season for myself as club captain and the team as a whole.

"But I am determined to do all the rehabilitation and get back sooner rather than later.''

Jackett added: "We are all disappointed for Garry,''

"But he is a good professional who has done really well for me over the last two years.

"I know he has the character to bounce back from this and I'm convinced he will still have a big part to play in the run in.''

Jackett will also be without another defender as Alan Tate is suspended for the next 3 games as Steven Watt looks likely to replace Monk in the centre of midfield on Saturday at Oldham.

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Writer: VitalSwansea Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 9 2006

Time: 12:53PM

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Yes move into the transfer market and buy a left back!! I hope that Monk and Robinson have a quick and simple recoverey.
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09/08/2006 12:55:00

While i dont wish an injury on any player, these could be a blessing in disguise if some decent new talent is brought in.
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09/08/2006 12:57:00

it is a blow that they are injured but personally i think this is good chance to give watt a run out in the 1st team
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09/08/2006 13:48:00

Both experienced players who will be out until next month. Now that most teams have their squads for this season, it may be that some good players, surplus to requirements, could come our way.
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09/08/2006 14:43:00

This may be the turning point for watt and may bring a change without monk who isnt on form. Lets bring in two players a defender and a utility M .I do hope they get fit and wish them a speedy recovery.
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09/08/2006 17:14:00

well we cudnt sign no1 in the summer so wats giving the impression tha we will b able 2 now.... looks luyk robbo cud b stayin now with injury....well guttin reli nd wiv tate bck nd now out agen.... hope monk nd robbo get fit soon fingerz crossed
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09/08/2006 22:28:00

ahww... hope robbo n monk going to be okay !!! c'mon city
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09/08/2006 22:44:00

oh ffs more injury worries !!! get into that ******* transfer market jackett we NEED a new left back
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10/08/2006 12:42:00

cant believe monk is out 4 tha long fingerz crossed quick recovery nd hope robbo is bck soon 2
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11/08/2006 11:59:00

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