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A New Keeper Now A Priority?

Thomas Sorensen will miss the season opener against Liverpool due to a hamstring injury.

Not the best start to the season for the Denmark international, there again if reports are to be believed, Villa are in the market for a new shot stopper anyway, so maybe he wouldn't have started regardless?

Sorensen, who only has a year left on his contract, will be out for 3-4 weeks so a new keeper arriving seems even more likely now. The ex-Arsenal keeper Stuart Taylor will currently be next in line.

Sorensen told avfc.com:

'This is the first time I have sustained this sort of injury. I placed the ball to take a goal kick and just felt my left hamstring go. I don't really know what caused it. Perhaps the fact the ball was very hard, that we were playing on synthetic turf, may have contributed.'

Adding: 'I really feared the worst at first, but the physio is happy with my progress and I may need three to four weeks out. That would almost certainly rule me out of the Liverpool game, but I hope I will be fit around a week after that.'

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Monday July 30 2007
Time: 11:15AM

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and images return, oh thank you, all is well in the world!
The Fear
30/07/2007 11:16:00
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You have to love player statements "Perhaps the fact the ball was very hard". I mean, do they use different balls around the world, some made of rock and others out of leather pumped up with air.
Hoss The Villain
30/07/2007 11:31:00
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Bolton are in for Myhill, so looks like Jussi could be on his way!
In MON we trust!
30/07/2007 11:46:00
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JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI REPEAT AFTER ME!
eltoro
30/07/2007 11:53:00
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OOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHHH JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI JUSSI, AND AGAIN
eltoro
30/07/2007 11:53:00
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TAKE YOUR PARTNER BY THE HAND,
eltoro
30/07/2007 11:55:00
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keep taking the medication :-))
Hoss The Villain
30/07/2007 12:34:00
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It sorta forces MONs hand now, if he had any inclination towards a new keeper then its a must after this. As long as he doesnt think a certain Hungarian keeper is "good value for money" :-(
Stourbridge Villan
30/07/2007 12:41:00
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CUDICINI
applesmoke
30/07/2007 12:43:00
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Taylor did o.k. on Saturday evening, called into action several times thanks to poor defending in front of him, but yes, in my opinion a new keeper is a must. Dont think MON is overly impressed with either Tommy or Stuart, so hopefully he wont keep dragging his feet on bringing a quality keeper into the club.
glensider
30/07/2007 12:54:00
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