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Rovers potentially without SIX for Chelsea

Goalkeeper Paul Robinson (calf), captain Ryan Nelsen (knee), Lars Jacobsen (hernia) and Vince Grella (calf) are all going to be absent from the side for Chelsea at home on Sunday afternoon.

The Famous Four who are out will become a silly six as Franco Di Santo cannot play against his parent club either.

Add into this that Gael Givet is also touch and go with a groin injury and the cracks seem to appear!

This leaves Rovers with problems at centre back as Chris Samba and Phil Jones are the only recognised centre backs in the squad that are left!

That leaves us with the prospect of Pascal Chimbonda/Michel Salgado/Keith Andrews playing at centre back alongside Chris Samba.

Going to be tough kids...




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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 19 2010

Time: 3:47PM

Your Comments

Could be a tough decision to make if Gael is out too!!!
Mikey Delap
We're not pulling a Wolves are we?
Stubbs
im guessing keith will step in at CB? or maybe young Phil?
rover23
I hope not Stubbs!!! That would be a shambles ha ha! I think we would prob play Chimbonda there - imagine Andrews marking Drogba?!
Mikey Delap
please let phil jones play he is the one!!!
Mike J.
it's worth giving phil jones a shot!
dominator2800
i thought grella recovered from his injury... unless he was injured AGAIN!?!?
the shire
That might not be the case with Chelsea in such poor form, you guys still stand a chance against us.
Seabourch
givet will play... fingers crossed
retroflair31
Grella injured.....There's a shocker!!!!!!!!!!
Rover_since74
 

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