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The race to make West Brom and Bolton is on

Rovers are facing a few nervy days before heading into a crucial double header with West Brom and Bolton with five players facing a race against time to be fit.

In an ideal world the full compliment of Gael Givet, Jason Lowe, Michel Salgado, Martin Olsson and Junior Hoilett would be fit and ready for what will prove to be a decisive time in the season but the bare facts are that ALL of them could be missing.

Rovers released a statement yesterday morning updating fans on the current injury influx at the club.

'Gael Givet and Jason Lowe will undergo further checks over the next few days after being taken off in Sunday's defeat at Sunderland' read a statement released on the club's official website.

'Both players, who suffered chest and head problems respectively, travelled back with the team after the game.

'Michel Salgado (ribs), Martin Olsson (hamstring) and Junior Hoilett (hamstring) will report into the Senior Training Centre for further treatment.'

It looks to be defence where the main problems lie, especially with a lack of a dedicated left back.

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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 13 2011

Time: 9:44AM

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Where are the full backs?!
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13/12/2011 09:47:00

Who knows we might even catch a glimpse of Ribeiro in the squad...better chance of seeing the Scarlett Pimpernell in a Rovers shirt though me thinks :-)
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13/12/2011 10:58:00

Id love to see bruno in the squad tbh not seen him in action as of yet but i play him on fifa 12 alot :P
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13/12/2011 11:11:00

Any news on Rochina?
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13/12/2011 13:12:00

No mention of Anderson hes a Full Back isnt he?
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13/12/2011 19:58:00

He doesn't count...
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13/12/2011 22:56:00

Defenders: Dann,Samba,Henley,Hanley,Riberio (Hero),Anderson We could very well be looking at playing Dann/Hanley at right back, with Henley at left back. Bad time to have a defender crisis, biggest game of the season.
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