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Laursen Not Fit For Arsenal Clash

Laursen Not Fit For Arsenal Clash

Martin O'Neill says he is pleased with Martin Laursen but after being out for so long with a horrendous knee injury the Danish international isn't yet Premiership fit.

O'Neill said: 'I was very pleased with Martin Laursen (who was a sub in the FC Groningen match last Friday); it is only his second half of football in over a year. He obviously needs games and when he is fully fit, he will be an acquisition to us.'

'Martin certainly has a lot of determination. But I wouldn't have thought he was Premiership fit at the moment. He's getting stronger and feeling psychologically better each day. But I would say at the moment that's right now asking a lot for him to play in the Premiership.'

So looks like Laursen won't be ready for the Premiership kick-off against Arsenal next Saturday, but at least he is now close after at one stage fearing his footballing days were over.


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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Sunday August 13 2006
Time: 11:38AM

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Not sure he'll even be MON's first choice when fit. Ridge and Cahill have a good chance to stake a claim now.
deanovilla
13/08/2006 12:04:00
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Laursen, not fit? No!
Little Dutch
13/08/2006 12:24:00
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He's done remarkably well to get back to where he's at now after such a career threatening injury. Despite his claims to the contrary, there must have been times when he feared he'd never kick a ball in anger again.
glensider
14/08/2006 04:04:00
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Laursen and mellberg could be a good partnership, lets just hope he rememebers how to play football after so long on the touchline, hopefully he will get a touchdown this season...sorry mean goal im becoming amercanized/americanised already!
son_of_cher
14/08/2006 11:40:00
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