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Micah Olympic Ankle Knack Downer

Powerful City defender Micah Richards is off the options agenda for Roberto Mancini for the coming weeks due to an injury sustained whilst playing for Team GB...

Richards took the knock during the team's rubbish performance and consequent defeat to South Korea. It's turned out worse than originally thought. Mancio:

'We thought it was a small injury but instead he will be out for longer. He has a big problem maybe, and it may be one month out.'

At least the City boss can content himself with the continuing robust defensive brilliance of Pablo Zabaleta who alongside numerous other City players has the look of a man running into the form of his life.

Joe Hart meanwhile remains sidelined with what Mancio described as a back injury that may still yet see him further rested for the sold out league opener against Southampton next Sunday. Harty has withdrawn from the England squad that will play Italy on Wednesday.

UPCOMING GAMES:
all times East Manchester

Su 19 Aug 15h00 Southampton, The Etihad, PL
Sa 25 Aug 15h00 Liverpool, Anfield, PL
Sa 01 Sep 17h30 QPR, The Etihad, PL
Sa 15 Sep 15h00 Stoke, The Britannia Stadium, PL
Su 23 Sep 16h00 Arsenal, The Etihad, PL
Sa 29 Sep 15h00 Fulham, Craven Cottage, 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.






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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 13 2012

Time: 10:00AM

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Get well soon Micah. He gets more than his fair share of short term injuries. Thankfully we have mad Zab to cover his absence.
Bluedub
An essential part of the City squad and maturing into a very fine playeindeed.
Buzz Lightyear
 

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