UK time is: 02:35:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Dobbie & Pratley Close To Return



In an interview with BBC Sport, Paulo Sousa says that Darren Pratley and Stephen Dobbie are close to making a return from injury.

Darren Pratley has missed the start of the season with a shoulder injury but his return has been delayed because he has mumps, though it shouldn't be long before he's back training with the squad.

There's better news for striker Stephen Dobbie. He suffered a rib injury after coming on as a substitute in the Carling Cup defeat at home to Scunthorpe, but Sousa expects him to return to training next week '100% fit', and available for selection.

Winger Tom Butler has also missed the start of the season, and he played 45 minutes of a Reserves friendly match in midweek, in which we drew 3-3 thanks to a hatrick from Besian Idrizaj.
The Journalist

Writer: KevinE Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 18 2009

Time: 12:17PM

Your Comments

Can't wait to see pratley and dobbie back
GThomas
With Prats and Bodde back we will improve not only offensively but defensively as well.
Czech_Jack
Yep good times ahead!
trueswan16
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Stoke 2 - 1 Swansea
Swansea 2 - 2 Newcastle
Sunderland 0 - 0 Swansea
Swansea 0 - 1 Southampton
Chelsea 4 - 2 Swansea
Swansea 3 - 0 WBA

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 2 11
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11
10. Stoke 8 3 2 3 -1 11
11. Hull City 8 2 4 2 0 10

Breaking League News

Now! That First Penalty Against Maribor!
Chelsea : 23/10/2014 02:00:00
Could the Improbable Happen?
Chelsea : 23/10/2014 01:00:00
Isn't It The Sign Of A Great Team?
Arsenal : 23/10/2014 00:45:00
Captain Cescy?
Chelsea : 22/10/2014 22:23:00
Liverpool : 22/10/2014 21:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Vote for your Man of the Match vs Stoke City
Suggested By:  
Fabianski 3%
Rangel 5%
Williams 11%
Fernandez 0%
Taylor 0%
Ki 66%
Carroll 0%
Sigurdsson 5%
Routledge 5%
Dyer 0%
Bony 0%
Montero 5%
Gomis 0%