Kompany Calf Knacked And Out Of Tour
City's inspirational leader Vincent Kompany has been forced to quit The Citizens Far Eastern Tour following a calf injury sustained during the defensive brandy and cigars win over Arsenal in China...
Th'Official site tells Planet Blue that the skipper is heading to Europe for treatment which has a bit of an ominously descriptive ring to it as opposed to a routine return to Manchester. Very often these days footballers head to Germany for specialist injury treatment and it may well be the case that the giant Belgian is facing a race to be fit to face Chelsea in the Community Shield in 14 days time.
all times East Manchester
Mon 30 Jul 13h45 Malaysia Select XI, Kuala Lumpur, Friendly (ESPN TV)
Tue 31 Jul 19h45 Oldham Athletic, Boundary Park, Friendly
Sat 04 Aug 20h30 Wolfsburg, Volkswagen Arena, Friendly (ESPN TV)
Sun 05 Aug 19h00 Limerick, Jackman Park, Friendly
Sun 12 Aug 13h30 Chelsea, Villa Park, Community Shield
Sa 18 Aug 15h00 Southampton, The Etihad PL
Sa 25 Aug 15h00 Liverpool, Anfield PL
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FIXTURES:
The draw for the 2012/13 Champions League Group Stage will take place in Monaco on Thursday, 30th August. The opening round of games will kick off in the week commencing Monday, 17th September.