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Royals Suffer Fresh Injury Woes

Royals Suffer Fresh Injury Woes

Reading striker Dave Kitson has suffered jet another cruel blow just a week before he was set to resume training again.

The Royals` top goalscorer from last season, who has not figured since scoring in the first half against Middlesbrough on the opening day of the current campaign, is now expected to be on the sidelines for a further six weeks.

Kitson, who was making good progress on his previous knee and hamstring injuries, was taken ill on Wednesday morning. The striker was rushed to hospital where he underwent surgery to remove his appendix. He is now said to be at home resting.

Meanwhile, the fitness of both skipper Graeme Murty and tenacious midfielder Stephen Hunt is being monitored. The pair were removed from the field earlier during Wednesday`s dramatic defeat to Newcastle, and physio Jon Fearn is now working hard in order to have them fit for tomorrow`s trip to fellow promotees Watford.

Jon said, 'Murts came off near the end with a badly bruised toe and we'll take another look at him on Friday.

'Hunty was substituted as a precaution with a minor hamstring injury, and again we'll assess him on Friday morning.

'It's not serious so we're hopeful he'll be available for Saturday.'

Manager Steve Coppell added, 'Hunty should be ok, and Murts had an x-ray yesterday which showed there is no fracture to his toe, so we could stick a little jab in there.

'Kevin Doyle trained on Friday so he will be no problem, and Seol has a sore toe and didn't train, but we're confident that he'll be alright', he concluded.


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Date:Friday December 8 2006
Time: 3:43PM

Comments

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Steven Hunt - I hope it hurts you ****.
OLASAL
08/12/2006 15:50:00
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Another typical Chelski fan -No Class!!! Olasal; get in touch with reality!!!
BaldyYid
08/12/2006 17:17:00
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As for the article; it's a Kick in the Knackers for Kitson thats for sure!!
BaldyYid
08/12/2006 17:17:00
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Ive got no class, history, dignity etc but i do have hair! ; )
OLASAL
08/12/2006 17:36:00
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Kitson is a quality football, just imagine how you'd be doing with him also! If you are interested in doing a Question & Answers Interveiw ahead of the Reading - Rovers game next weekend visit the Vital Blackburn site (I'm the site editor) and e-mail me by clicking on the contact the editor link and I'll send through some questions for you to answer. Send some for me and I'll do likewise. Cheers
Hughes Da Man
10/12/2006 12:41:00
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Yeah a big curly perm no doubt!!
BaldyYid
10/12/2006 15:01:00
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