It’s Not Good News for Newcastle

Curtis Good has been injured again, and he is out of Newcastle’s two remaining tour games against Sacramento Republic tonight and the Portland Timbers On Tuesday night in Oregon.

It seems the hip he injured a year last March, in his first appearance for Australia is still bothering him, so this is not good news for the 22 year-old or for Newcastle.

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Curtis Good on the left in training this summer

That explains why Lubo Satka has been sent out to America to join the tour.

It was reported yesterday that both Lubo and Mehdi Abeid have joined up with the tour, along with new signing Georginio Wijnaldum.

Curtis only returned back to training this pre-season, and for him to still be having trouble with the hip, after he has already seen a number of specialists, is worrying.

He finally had surgery in February of this year, after it troubled him in one of his comeback games for the U21 side, so it’s seems it still hasn’t been fully fixed.

It must also be extremely frustrating for Good himself, who has battled a number of injuries since he arrived at Newcastle three years ago from Melbourne Heart for £400K on a six year deal.

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