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Santa Cruz Picks Up Injury

Santa Cruz Picks Up Injury

Roque Santa Cruz will not play in Paraguay's World Cup qualifiers after picking up an injury in Sunday's game.

The Blackburn striker suffered tendonitis in Rovers' win over Birmingham at Ewood Park on Sunday.

National team doctors have ruled Santa Cruz out of Saturday's game in Peru and the fixture against Uruguay four days later.

According to the Paraguayan Football Association (APF), the 26-year-old could require surgery to fix the problem.

'Santa Cruz was injured in the match he played for Blackburn last weekend and it is very possible that he will need surgery,' said a statement from APF.

Paraguay coach Gerardo Martino has called up Cerro Porteno striker Jorge Achucarro as a replacement for Santa Cruz.

Hope this isnt as bad as it sounds, he has been really impressive so far....



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Writer:Mikey Gamst
Date:Tuesday October 9 2007
Time: 11:36AM

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OMGGGGG I WROTE AN ARTICLE TO HDM.....
sasman
09/10/2007 11:42:00
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snooze you lose sas!!!!! when did you do it??? bad news this hope it aint to serious!?!?!
MikeyGamst
09/10/2007 11:59:00
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before u had ur post up grrrrrr ima kill hdm lol.
sasman
09/10/2007 12:07:00
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this is not good news suddenly im not in a good mood!
durks de rover
09/10/2007 12:11:00
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he is a multi tasker sas but he aint quick enough for Mikey!!! lol
MikeyGamst
09/10/2007 12:34:00
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i no i no but it was a really neat article lol, it derseves coverage lol
sasman
09/10/2007 12:50:00
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as for roque, yea i hope he is oryt, would be a huge loss if anything serious arises
sasman
09/10/2007 12:50:00
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wow i posted those two msgs the other way around, thats freaky
sasman
09/10/2007 12:58:00
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Really hope he recovers... Roque has been BRILLIANT so far this season. Although at least benni has hit his stride! Plenty of time till the next game to rest, good news he's not off to Paraguay.
martinr
09/10/2007 13:36:00
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well if he is out for a while then it gves someone else a chance mentioning no names (Derbyshire, Matthew)
MikeyGamst
09/10/2007 13:55:00
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