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Bad news about Martin Petrov

Manchester City
by mcfcchris (U2833744) 17 October 2008
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From the City site...
Mark Hughes fears that he will be without Martin Petrov for a significant amount of time.
The winger was substituted at half-time while playing for Bulgaria on Wednesday night with a knee problem and the initial prognosis after he returned to Carrington yesterday is not good.

Mark says, “He has ligament damage, we’re hopeful that the news will be positive but at this time the initial scans don’t look very good so there is a real concern that he could be out for a significant time.”

Hamstring and knee problems have meant that the 29-year-old has only made two short substitute appearances for City since the end of August, and Hughes is rueful when looking at the risks when players go away on international duty.

He continues, “International managers have a 10 day period where they want to win two games, so they will throw all their players at it to achieve that. The consequences from the player’s point of view are not really taken into consideration.

“We have an issue with Martin Petrov, who has an injury that we will have assessed over the weekend. He will see a couple of more specialists but the view is that it is a significant injury and he could be out for quite some time.

“He had only had 10 minutes in one game and 20 minutes in another prior to then playing 90 minutes for his country. It’s a big ask for these players, and they are at risk if they have not had the required amount of time before going away to an international. Our problem is that we have to allow them to go.”

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posted Oct 22, 2008

whos this clown? keane couldnt finish his breakfast! and liverpool will never win the treble! leeds have more of a chance than duin that i 6 years time wen were back were we belong wiv the big boys! cmon leeds! oh n goodluck city! ill keep my eye out for you lot! i can see you doing big things soon!

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posted Oct 22, 2008

Man City = 2nd Best team in Manchester

ok

Robinho didnt get a kick against Carragher

Petrov = Deserved

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comment by Mr Red (U10668896)

posted Oct 22, 2008

whos this clown? keane couldnt finish his breakfast! and liverpool will never win the treble! leeds have more of a chance than duin that i 6 years time wen were back were we belong wiv the big boys! cmon leeds! oh n goodluck city! ill keep my eye out for you lot! i can see you doing big things soon!
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Leeds are already where they belong.

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posted Oct 22, 2008

Out until February isn't he sadface

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comment by Ntini (U12994354)

posted Oct 22, 2008

I love the Pet !

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posted Oct 22, 2008

hyypia - Go away, you're an embarassment to Liverpool fans, as I'm sure they'd agree.

I'm not going to say anything negative about Liverpool due to the fact I don't think you're actually a Liverpool fan.

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comment by BobZee (U1869096)

posted Oct 22, 2008

comment by MCFC_SPARKY (U13633879)
posted 9 Hours Ago

DONT YOU MEAN..

1. Man City will finish 4th at best this season.
2. Robinho has a 4 year deal, get out of that one nobed?
3. richards, johnson and elano have all said they want to stay at city untill or beyond there contract expires.
4. Jo will score 40 league goals all season
5. Torres & Keane will score 10+ league goals between then, 2 of them comming agaisnt the flukey 90th minuite win agaisnt that team that batterd us for 55 mins? man city?
6. Liverpool will win jack shit, just like last season
7. Mark Hughes will be given a pay-rise
8. Robinho will win player-of-the-year

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POST OF THE CENTURY! laugh
Absolute "lol" at all of these points!

God I love Man City fans laugh

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posted Oct 22, 2008

mark he deserve big pay rise. and I don;t think Robinho will player of the year award.

http://www.ekhichdi.com/index.php?action=profile;u=230

Tina

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posted Oct 29, 2008

get this scouser off our boards he doesn't know anything he'd think lukas is better than elano get off

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posted Oct 30, 2008

Lucas is better than Elano

How did you city fans feel when Dirk Kuyt rammed home the winner?

I felt great..

We are top of the league!!

Champions, Champions, Champions.

I see your lot got a good result at Boro last night, was it too cold for Robinho?? laugh

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