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Rovers Suffer Nelsen Blow

Blackburn Rovers captain Ryan Nelsen was the double whammy in a VERY disappointing Thursday Evening, as he sustained a hamstring injury as Rovers suffered a shock 2-0 defeat to Larissa.

If defeat was bad enough for Rovers the fact that Nelsen had to be substituted shortly after half time made matters even worse, and he is now scheduled to be out for three or four weeks.

Rovers manager Mark Hughes told the Official Blackburn Rovers Website: "It is the hamstring that he had the operation on but we think it is just a bit of scar tissue that has released itself.

"So long term he will be better for that, we hope it is not serious, but he is certainly going to be out in the short term, about three to four weeks
."

What a BITTER blow this is for Rovers, even worse than the result itself! The importance of Christopher Samba returning on Sunday is even more crucial now.


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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 20 2007

Time: 11:48PM

Your Comments

I can take the defeat, Rovers CAN and WILL recover from this, but missing God for three to four weeks (maybe longer you never know!) is a MASSIVE blow.
Hughes Da Man
all things told, not a great day for rovers!
martinr
Well- I still think we don't need to rush Samba back. Hope Zurab's in good shape. Is Henchoz fit?
IsraeliRover
Missing God is bad enough, missing God and the Wall is frightening.
True, rushing the Wall back would be a bad move, but if he can play this weekend he will need to.
Hughes Da Man
MASSIVE blow.... We need Samba now.
MikeyGamst
i want to wake up and be told it was all a bad dream!
durks de rover
big lift for pompey, I remember Nelsen 2 seasons ago at Fratton, he was immense, and as I recall Redknapp was keen for a while also
paultsmouth
GOOD NEWS... Hughes has confirmed that Ryan might not be out as long as we suspect.... maybe ven just 2 weeks!!!! please let this be the case... I will behave I promise.
MikeyGamst
please let this be the case we all can see how much quality he adds to the side we need him in there!
durks de rover
I really hope the injury isn't bad. It was such a bad day for Rovers, a return to the European days of old.
roversman
it was like 1996 all over again!!!!
MikeyGamst
UEFA Cup second leg is the aim, that'll do me!!!
Hughes Da Man
 

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