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Mixed Injury News For Villa

Mixed Injury News For Villa

A couple of players have managed to recover in time for Newcastle, however Gabby isn't one of them.

Curtis Davies and Stiliyan Petrov trained this morning after recovering from their injuries, but Gabby has been ruled out completely by Martin O'Neill.

Speaking on the official site he said:

'Curtis and Stiliyan trained today. Curtis is recovering well which is good news for us while Stiliyan is feeling no ill effects now.'

O'Neill added that Gabby was making good progress and should not be out for too long, but that Newcastle just comes to quick for him:

'Gabby won't play but he is making good progress.

'We don't have a game next week so we hope he'll be available as quickly as possible after this match.'

Carew and Harewood, or does Luke get a chance in his preferred position?



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Writer:Mike Field
Date:Friday February 8 2008
Time: 4:06PM

Comments

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Was hoping Stan would be injured for this one. Don't see that anyone else will get a go no matter how shed his performances
PTP
08/02/2008 17:09:00
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damn petrov!
krisvilla
08/02/2008 17:10:00
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I hope big marlon steps up to the task and grabs a goal tomorrow. Will it be his first start in the prem?
villabikes29
08/02/2008 17:13:00
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yes it will villabikes , he does seem to make a difference when he comes on mand you not hard doin that if he's replacing petrov!
krisvilla
08/02/2008 17:15:00
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Typical Petrov! Could Routledge get some playing time, anyone know how fit he is?
Waldorf
08/02/2008 18:26:00
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Maybe Wayne could give Stiliyan another blow round the head, take him down for a couple more days. Go on Wayne, you have my blessing.
Carlosio
08/02/2008 18:57:00
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Wayne will play a part... Trust me!
notaspur
08/02/2008 19:40:00
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Little and large up front - Maloney and Big JC
DoLpHiNaToR
08/02/2008 21:07:00
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Forget Luke in my book. He's had PLENTY of chances and time to unleash the Hare!
spit-fire
08/02/2008 22:55:00
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Petrov may as well be on the pitch injured. He plays that way usually anyways. Might even be better.
spit-fire
08/02/2008 22:56:00
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