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Another Blow For Gardner

Gary Gardner has suffered another anterior cruciate ligament injury, this time in his right knee, during the recent U21 game against Stoke.

The 20 year old will undergo surgery and is expected to be out for eight to nine months.

Many will remember he suffered the same injury back in 2009 and he'd been working hard to play catch up after his last stretch out, so this will come as a huge blow to the player as he was no doubt looking to really find some form and consistency this season and show everybody what he is capable of doing on the pitch.

Speaking to the Official Site Paul Lambert said.

'It's a blow and it's definitely a blow for the lad but he's very positive and he'll get great attention all the way through his rehab.'

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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 24 2012

Time: 4:38PM

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Oh jeez, that lad has no luck at all. Gutted for him.
The Fear
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24/08/2012 16:44:00

OMG, He is having some torrid luck so far in is fledgling career. Surely it can't get any worse. Good luck Gary, keep positive, you've come back before and will again - stronger. You're still young, so chin up and look forward.
Pride of Lions
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24/08/2012 16:45:00

FFS!!!
Adam Deuce
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24/08/2012 16:49:00

And there was me thinking this was the season he would make a first team spot for himself
VillaJ
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24/08/2012 16:53:00

is that the same knee, or was the last one his left?
The Fear
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24/08/2012 16:54:00

Different one Fear. 99% sure it was his left last time. Right this. Had massive hopes for this lad. He will need a LOT of character. Still, Brian Robson broke his leg twice as a teenager from memory, and he wasn't too bad
krfeskivilla
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24/08/2012 17:03:00

i have a dodgy right knee too... luckily i do IT not football... Feel sorry for the fella, really thought he would be our midfield dynamo this season.
maigrait
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24/08/2012 17:08:00

Damn it. Great shame, yes he will need character but he'll get every help. Years ago there would be no way back from this, there is now. To do two though and at such a young age is almost unbelievable. Good luck Gary.
Gordonsleftboot
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24/08/2012 17:08:00

Noooo! I really thought he was going to establish himself this year- midfield is the only place we have the depth for the rotation lambert likes to employ. Poor chap must be so hacked off. It was indeed his other knee last time. A real real prospect, what a shame. We're joint top of the league of injuries now I just read!
revolutionatlast
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24/08/2012 17:10:00

Just what we need.
olofthegreat
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24/08/2012 17:18:00

He is of course devastated,but very determined and positive about the future.
fisherman194
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24/08/2012 18:02:00

that sucks - and also means we need to buy 1 more someone. i saw him playing some games this year.
malacaxeta
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24/08/2012 19:00:00

Terrible shame for him, I hope he recovers well, we won't really miss him this year though has he hadn't really looked any good in the first team yet, but like others I thought he would break through this year, I fear a real stuffing tomorrow from Everton just to cap our bank holiday off :((
andy3221
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24/08/2012 19:36:00

So to sum we haven't signed anyone this week and one of our most promising talents has done his knee again, poor kid. Another lost season of development and experience. Hope to see you fit again soon GG.
Villa_Grizzly
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24/08/2012 20:30:00

What rotten luck. Had to write twice as I really feel for him. Imagine being 19 and that happens to you.
Villa_Grizzly
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24/08/2012 20:32:00

on the plus side he cannot do his third knee! Rotten luck for the highly rated youngster. Let's hope he is able to come back from this also.
holte ender 1969
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25/08/2012 01:50:00

Gutted for the lad...
daveyboyr
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25/08/2012 10:25:00

Unbelievable.
Winsforvilla
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25/08/2012 11:39:00

Gutted for him - feel pessimistic saying this but it's hard to have the hope that he'll now ever come back and be the sort of player we'd like him to be after 2 of these types of injuries.
johnnyuk
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25/08/2012 12:51:00

 

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