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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

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Could be a tough decision to make if Gael is out too!!!
Mikey Delap
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19/03/2010 15:52:00

We're not pulling a Wolves are we?
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19/03/2010 16:10:00

im guessing keith will step in at CB? or maybe young Phil?
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19/03/2010 16:18:00

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
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19/03/2010 18:37:00

please let phil jones play he is the one!!!
Mike J.
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19/03/2010 18:45:00

it's worth giving phil jones a shot!
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19/03/2010 21:15:00

i thought grella recovered from his injury... unless he was injured AGAIN!?!?
the shire
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20/03/2010 01:03:00

That might not be the case with Chelsea in such poor form, you guys still stand a chance against us.
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20/03/2010 03:19:00

givet will play... fingers crossed
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20/03/2010 05:43:00

Grella injured.....There's a shocker!!!!!!!!!!
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20/03/2010 07:44:00


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