UK time is: 08:26:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Fletcher to Miss Remainder of Season

Darren Fletcher`s fight to shake off the debilitating chronic bowel problem that has blighted his career has taken another step.

After getting back into first team action earlier this season, the club have announced that the 28 year-old Scottish international has had corrective surgery on the problem that will see him miss the remainder of the season.

Speaking about the situation, the club has issued a statement that reads,

"This was a planned procedure. While it is frustrating for both Darren and the club that he won`t be able to contribute further during this campaign, this decision has been taken in the best interests of his long term health."

"We look forward to him returning next season with this problem firmly behind him."


Our best wishes go to Darren and we hope that the operation proves to be a success.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 18 2013

Time: 4:34PM

Your Comments

It was nice to see him back playing again but alas it was too good to be true. Hopefully he does return next season with this problem behind him but from my understanding his condition doesn't just go away. All I know is we need a fletch and his industry and defensive ability in midfield and if there's the slightest doubt fletch won't return, which I firmly believe there is, we should be looking at a wanyama or Strootman to fill that massive gap.
TheFamousNo7
Shame for the lad looks like he might have reached the end of the line on his career. From my understanding of his problem this surgery means removal of parts of his large intestine which can never be good. Just hope and pray he recovers enough to play again. If not can only thank him for the years of sacrifice he's put in for the team even putting his own health at risk a true unsung hero of football.
MotorMad
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Hummels is Still the Target (Monday September 15 2014)

Moyes in Running for Vacant(?) Post (Monday September 15 2014)

He`s Just Honest! (Monday September 15 2014)

Redknapp`s Warning! (Monday September 15 2014)

And Three of the Scorers Said! (Sunday September 14 2014)

Happy Birthday Mrs van Gaal (Sunday September 14 2014)

United 4 QPR 0 (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Manchester United v QPR (Sunday September 14 2014)

United v QPR Team-Sheets (Sunday September 14 2014)

Someone Have a Word! (Sunday September 14 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd
Sunderland 1 - 1 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Spurs 4 2 1 1 2 7
7. Arsenal 4 1 3 0 1 6
8. Liverpool 4 2 0 2 1 6
9. Man Utd 4 1 2 1 3 5
10. Hull City 4 1 2 1 0 5
11. Everton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
12. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5

Breaking League News

Captain Kabs!
Spurs : 16/09/2014 07:38:00
Schurrle Wins MOTD Award
Chelsea : 16/09/2014 07:37:00
Hazard to Pen New 5-Year Deal
Chelsea : 16/09/2014 07:36:00
West Ham : 16/09/2014 07:23:00
What's The Point?
Newcastle : 15/09/2014 22:59:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v QPR?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 2%
Rafael 4%
Rojo 0%
Evans 0%
Blackett 0%
Blind 8%
Herrera 13%
Mata 0%
Di Maria 69%
Rooney 4%
Van Persie 0%
Valencia 0%
Falcao 0%
Januzaj 0%