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Another Blow For Gardner

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
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
24/08/2012 16:44:00
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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
24/08/2012 16:45:00
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FFS!!!
Adam Deuce
24/08/2012 16:49:00
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And there was me thinking this was the season he would make a first team spot for himself
VillaJ
24/08/2012 16:53:00
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is that the same knee, or was the last one his left?
The Fear
24/08/2012 16:54:00
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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
24/08/2012 17:03:00
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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
24/08/2012 17:08:00
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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
24/08/2012 17:08:00
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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
24/08/2012 17:10:00
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Just what we need.
olofthegreat
24/08/2012 17:18:00
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