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Could Marveaux’s latest groin tear be a major worry?

November 7th, 2011 | 32 Comments |

Sylvain Marveaux: Big groin history.
Sylvain Marveaux: Big groin history.
As most of you no doubt know, Newcastle United suffered several injuries during last Saturday’s early kick-off against Everton.

Well before the game, Alan Pardew’s usual right wing choice, Gabriel Obertan, had to pull out from selection with a toe infection. Then, during the game itself, Yohan Cabaye was the first to go down with his groin. Apparently, he felt it very early in the game but struggled on, eventually having to pull out in the 36th minute when he was replaced by Dan Gosling. Next came Sylvain Marveaux, who was replaced by Sammy Ameobi in the 53rd minute after a foul by Jonny Heitinga shortly after the the resumption of play for the second half. In an afternoon of groin and toe worries, striker, Leon Best, was also pulled off with both groin and toe problems in the 72nd minute and replaced with Hatem Ben Arfa.

Speaking on Cabaye and Marveaux’s woes, Alan Pardew commented:

“They’re both groin injuries, and I’d guess they’d be difficult to heal in two weeks. We’ll have to wait and see.” (more…)