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Villa's Defensive Rock Set To Retire

Villa's Defensive Rock Set To Retire

Looks like the news we all feared is about to become reality. Villa skipper and defensive rock Martin Laursen is set to announce his retirement at a press conference today.



The 31-year-old world class (and that isn't said lightly) defender has battled with career threatening knee injuries for several years and just when he thought he was over the problems after completing a full and magnificent season for Villa last year, he picked up another injury, this time in his other knee. Having undergone surgery and given it time to repair it looks like the advice is he could do serious harm if he tried to make yet another comeback.



I'm sure all our good wishes and thanks go to him.

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Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday May 15 2009
Time: 11:37AM

Comments

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Thanks for everythying Martin. It was great to see a genuine world class player at VP. Please stay and help coach our defenders!
Nimmo
15/05/2009 11:43:00
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Thanks for everythying Martin. It was great to see a genuine world class player at VP. Please stay and help coach our defenders!
Nimmo
15/05/2009 11:43:00
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Gutted...
Mat777
15/05/2009 11:44:00
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Gutted...
Mat777
15/05/2009 11:44:00
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this will be a huge loss to the game if this is true and on a par with Spurs losing Ledley.
oxfordspur
15/05/2009 11:46:00
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this will be a huge loss to the game if this is true and on a par with Spurs losing Ledley.
oxfordspur
15/05/2009 11:46:00
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Ledley king is ***** mate.Laursen was top notch,This is a shame.
lerneravfc
15/05/2009 11:47:00
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Ledley king is ***** mate.Laursen was top notch,This is a shame.
lerneravfc
15/05/2009 11:47:00
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such a shame, he was a threat going forward and a rock at the back, not often you get a player of this class, not sure quite where we look to replace him either?!
The Fear
15/05/2009 11:51:00
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such a shame, he was a threat going forward and a rock at the back, not often you get a player of this class, not sure quite where we look to replace him either?!
The Fear
15/05/2009 11:51:00
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