UK time is: 09:44:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

City Injury Jinx Strikes Again

Manchester City have confirmed that midfielder Ousmane Dabo is likely to be out of action for up to six weeks as a result of as knee injury picked up in training.

Dabo had just returned from a three match ban for a unjustified red card against Reading but picked up a knock whilst training for last Saturday's Everton game.

City boss, Stuart Pearce has confirmed the latest injury news, saying:

'He damaged his knee ligaments in training on Thursday, and the timescale is about six weeks.

It's Sod's Law really, because he's had a three-match suspension and now on the back of that he cops an injury as that finishes.

'It's disappointing for us because he was just starting to show some good form, but we have to handle it and whoever has his place needs to play well to keep his place.'

Although we're only in October, this season is already reminding me of last years' injury-ravaged season that only just saw us escape from the relegation dogfight.

There seems to be too far many injuries picked up in training these days which is putting the club's thin resources under even more pressure.

I think it's time to review our training methods and make some changes that reduce the risk of player injuries. Let's leave the full-on contact stuff for match days in future.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 2 2006

Time: 11:57AM

Your Comments

stuart pearce must of had a bad summer, he must of broken a few mirrors and walked on all the cracks in the pavement , surely his luck must change soon.
dazza71
It looks like it is going to be the New Year before he can, for the first time in the season, pick his first choice midfield players.
alphieblues
Thank you sooo much for Danny mills, he is absolute class !, really nice guy when you talk to him as well !!!!
dazednconfuzed
You're most welcome !
bluetone
Good job he is only out on load I feel sure he can still do a job for us.
alphieblues
Sweeping the dressing rooms?!
Ghost of 76
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

Team News: West Ham United v City (Saturday October 25 2014)

No City Refunds?! (Friday October 24 2014)

The Ped INTO Europe Report CSKA 2-2 City (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Pellegrini Denies We Are Now Outsiders (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Team News: CSKA Moscow v City (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Pellegrini Praises Our Mozart (Sunday October 19 2014)

The Ped Report....City 4-1 Spurs (Sunday October 19 2014)

Team News: City v Tottenham Hotspur (Friday October 17 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Johnny Baguette 201
2. Skoorb 131
3. fifthcolumnblue 106
4. Bluedub 74
5. kennyclementstache 63
6. PhillyBlueMoon 50
7. CITYBOY1000 47
8. rojo2010 45
9. citizhun 40
10. johnkelv 40

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 4 - 1 Spurs
Aston Villa 0 - 2 Man City
Hull City 2 - 4 Man City
Man City 1 - 1 Chelsea
Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 8 7 1 0 +15 22
2. Man City 8 5 2 1 +10 17
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 +14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 +4 13
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

Breaking League News

Carrick on Comeback Trail
» Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:40:00
Is Garay The Man?
» Man Utd : 25/10/2014 09:36:00
The Question-Ings!
» Burnley : 25/10/2014 09:34:00
It`s Goodbye from Me!
» Chelsea : 25/10/2014 09:29:00
Name the Starting XI - Man United (a)
» Chelsea : 25/10/2014 09:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Your Favourite Kun Goal Against Spurs?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
Agüero 13′ 37%
Agüero 20′(pen) 0%
Agüero 68′ (pen) 9%
Agüero 75′ 54%