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Sympathy For Wigan's Edman

I don't know about anyone else but I HATE seeing any player suffer a serious injury, no matter whom they play for or what my personal opinion is of the player. So seeing Wigan Athletic defender Erik Edman injured against Blackburn Rovers on Saturday saddened me.

Late in the first half of Rovers' 3-1 win over Wigan at Ewood Park Edman suffered what seems to be a ruptured anterior ligament injury in fairly innocuous circumstances. Although Jason Roberts was looking to get on the end of a cross into the box a defensive clearance always seemed the most likely outcome (as it proved) but the Swedish International appeared to get his foot caught in the Ewood turf, or at least get himself in an awkward position (maybe it was a bit of both) which caused the serious injury.

Any serious injury to ANY player (even if I don't particularly like the footballer) isn't something that I like seeing, seeing this happen against Rovers is something that I like seeing EVEN less. I wish Edman all the very best in his recovery, which seems like it will be a long road as it looks as though he will be out until September or October.


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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 23 2008

Time: 7:44PM

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I wish Edman all the very best with his recovery from a very nasty injury, and an injury caused in freak circumstances really as no one is to blame.
Hughes Da Man
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23/03/2008 19:47:00

I didn't get to see it, but I wish him a speedy recovery.
Fan of Blues
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23/03/2008 21:08:00

Not good to hear, we wish all the best and a speedy recovery
sasman
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23/03/2008 21:21:00

No blame on Roberts at all Erik just twisted as he fell, we started to look like we had a defence since we signed him...fell apart when he went off
worbo
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23/03/2008 22:08:00

All the best to Erik. He is a good player and he will be sorely missed by Wigan. Good luck Erik.
MikeyGamst
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24/03/2008 12:17:00

I hate seeing injuries like these - he just jumped, landed and twisted his knee. So easily done.
FreidelNo.1
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25/03/2008 13:45:00

Its easy done to get injured like that, Hope he comes back quick and well!! he's a good player
Clint
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26/03/2008 14:13:00

 

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