Is Steven Taylor Out For Up To Six Weeks?


A report in the Times this morning by the usually reliable George Caulkin,  suggests Steven Taylor will be out of action for up to 6 weeks.

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Steven Taylor – out for 6 weeks??

Steven has a hamstring injury, which he sustained earlier in the week, but we have been told that both he and Fabrico Coloccini (groin) are in the frame to play tonight against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.

No official word from the club on whether the injury has become more serious, but if Steven is out for up to 6 weeks, that will be a tremendous blow to the side, and his absence will be until early December.

It may be worth trying to bring in another center-back – maybe former player Andy O’Brien from Bolton Wanderers – as one example.

A loan deal for Andy was almost worked out in the summer but his wages were said to  be too much for Newcastle.

We’ll have to wiat and see if the Times report has any substance to it.



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5 comments so far

  • magpie6699

    Oct 17, 2009 at 10:57 AM

    Comment #1

    I thought “hammies” were the most unpredictable of injuries? Hard to say if it’s 2 weeks or 6? Maybe just presenting worst case scenario? Let’s hope – I do not like the defence with him missing – and even less if we have any more injuries. What previous matches (Huddersfield, Peterborough) have shown is that our promising youngsters are still just that.

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  • magpie6699

    Oct 17, 2009 at 10:57 AM

    Comment #2

    First the worst, 2nd the best .. 3rd ……

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  • Mac

    Oct 17, 2009 at 11:14 AM

    Comment #3

    The Royal princess

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  • 09-10 return of the gud times

    Oct 17, 2009 at 12:18 PM

    Comment #4

    morning
    a know that this subject has been done to death but every time i see a photo of that horrible fat get i just want to burst into tears especially as i ve got mackem mates who are just loving the plight of our club two words die ashley

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  • Toon_Factor

    Oct 17, 2009 at 12:43 PM

    Comment #5

    09-10 return of the gud times

    How can you be nasty to that face bless him

    http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Football/Pix/pictures/2009/5/1/1241199794759/Mike-Ashley-001.jpg

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