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Rooney Doubt For Saturday... Full Squad's A Dream

Only yesterday I was lamenting the fact that our defenders keep being struck down with frustrating injuries at crucial parts of the season. Of course midfielders are not immune to the curse (Anderson, Hargreaves) and it seems our strikers have a knack of choosing the worst possible time to get injured.

Dimitar Berbatov might be back for the Porto game but certainly no sooner and now it looks like Wayne Rooney will miss Saturday's visit to Sunderland. The striker left Old Trafford in pain after a blow to the ribs and he'll have to be assessed carefully before the league game at Sunderland.

I don't need to stress how absolutely vital it is to win at Sunderland... and now we face the prospect of having to do this with EIGHT first-team players missing. Including the one who is in the best form of all our players...

A full, injury-free squad is such a distant dream that I begin to forget what it was like...




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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 9 2009

Time: 1:47PM

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Why did we sell Dong? :(
Tosswink
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09/04/2009 13:52:00

Why did we sell Dong? :(
Tosswink
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09/04/2009 13:52:00

I don't know man...i have tried not to think for the past couple of weeks about who will be in the line up...it was a pleasant surprise last weekend with macheda.....and i'm hoping that we get more good surprises....but i am very nerve wrecked just thinking about it
ibrahiy
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09/04/2009 14:19:00

I don't know man...i have tried not to think for the past couple of weeks about who will be in the line up...it was a pleasant surprise last weekend with macheda.....and i'm hoping that we get more good surprises....but i am very nerve wrecked just thinking about it
ibrahiy
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09/04/2009 14:19:00

Just don't get down about it all mate, we are in a GOOD position and the depth of our squad is about to be tested. I seem to remember feeling very positive about our fringe and young players a few months ago, we havent Bendtner'd it yet!
Tosswink
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09/04/2009 14:39:00

Just don't get down about it all mate, we are in a GOOD position and the depth of our squad is about to be tested. I seem to remember feeling very positive about our fringe and young players a few months ago, we havent Bendtner'd it yet!
Tosswink
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09/04/2009 14:39:00

This could be the 2006/07 end of season all over again, if these injuried continue. But the most worrying absence would be Rooney; we need him to have any chance this season. I think though that he will be fit (I hope so certainly) and he'll certainly want to play if there's any chance whatsoever.
Man utd champions
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10/04/2009 19:11:00

This could be the 2006/07 end of season all over again, if these injuried continue. But the most worrying absence would be Rooney; we need him to have any chance this season. I think though that he will be fit (I hope so certainly) and he'll certainly want to play if there's any chance whatsoever.
Man utd champions
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10/04/2009 19:11:00

Its your tuen now!
JT_daniel
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11/04/2009 08:37:00

Its your tuen now!
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11/04/2009 08:37:00

 

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