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Martin Laursen Set For Villa Return

Hot on the heels of the news that Wilfred Bouma and Nigel Hokey-Cokey are back from injury, Villa look set for another massive boost.

Defensive rock and world class defender Martin Laursen could be set to return in time for the Manchester United game at the start of April.

Such very good news this as there had been whispers this injury was possibly going to be another bad one and one that he might not return from. Glad that rumour will now be put to bed!



Martin O'Neill told the BBC that the 31 year old is progressing and says the former Denmark International is 'dead keen to play again'.

Adding, 'Everyone knows how well he has done for us during the past couple of seasons and it will be good to have as many players available as possible for the run-in.'

I think the word 'GREAT' sums this up nicely!




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 3 2009

Time: 6:07PM

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I wish he, along with Freddy, were fit to start tonight. We need a bit of security at the back right now.
Villan Of The North
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04/03/2009 09:41:00

At the moment I'd say that Laursen would come in and replace Davis..... now not many would have thought that not so long ago! Young, Knight, Laursen, Bouma.... now that sounds nice! UTV!
splatt
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04/03/2009 10:10:00

I dont wont Laursen gettin rushed back for 1 game then out for like 4, Just like what Heskey
Blitz
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04/03/2009 10:50:00

He'll replace knight IMO, the sooner he and bouma are back the better.....i just pray its not too late by then
benham
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04/03/2009 10:59:00

You can't drop knight at the moment, I reckon it'll be Davies if Knight keeps up.
PTP
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04/03/2009 12:30:00

I think its great news, he is our "Talisman". Just his presence seems to lift the team! I am sure he won't wait a match later than necessary! Come on Martin! We need you!
villa_de
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04/03/2009 12:53:00

Big Big player for us look at the recored when he`s out the team
B6_COMPANY
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04/03/2009 14:59:00

Goes without saying. possibly the best centre back in the league
medzy
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04/03/2009 15:20:00

 

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