Newcastle Struggle – Pick Up More Injuries

News coming through that Gabby Obertan has pulled his hamstring in training this week and will be out for a while.

And both Massadio Haidara and Rolando Aarons are still not fit for the game tomorrow at Manchester City and will not travel with the squad.

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Gabby Obertan – has picked up hamstring injury

Newcastle players seem to pick up a lot of hamstring injuries and a lot of injuries in general and it´s been the case for a number of years now.

On Newcastle continue at the top of the injury table with 13 injuries followed by Manchester City with just 8.

This is what Steve McClaren has said today:

“We have quite a few injuries. Jack is the only one who has a chance. Gabby and Rolando are out.”

This is today´s injury status according to

Player           Injury              When Back

G Obertan        Knock               18th October
J Colback	 Muscular Injury     3rd October
R Aarons	 Calf/Shin Injury    18th October
P Cisse	         Back Injury	     18th October
M Haidara	 Knee Injury	     18th October
Siem de Jong     Head                3rd October
K Darlow	 Ankle/Foot Injury   no date
S Taylor	 Hamstring Injury    15th December
C Tiote	         Knee Injury	     18th October
P Dummett	 Hamstring Injury    18th October
E Riviere	 Knee Injury	     18th October
C Good	         Hip/Thigh Injury    18th October
S Marveaux	 Gilmore's Groin     18th October

The return dates in Physioroom are not always accurate.

But it´s disturbing that we have so many injuries so early in the season.

What do you think?

Comments welcome.

6 comments so far

  • Lee Charnley Bunga Party

    Oct 2, 2015 at 3:11 PM

    Comment #1

    We need to get rid of all of those injury crocked players thank god a lot of them are running out of contract this season

  • Lindisfarne

    Oct 2, 2015 at 3:18 PM

    Comment #2

    Does that mean only Elliot and Williamson will be on the bench?

  • will die for the toon army

    Oct 2, 2015 at 3:18 PM

    Comment #3

    We will a fully fit squad come Next match. We await.

  • toon kk

    Oct 2, 2015 at 3:21 PM

    Comment #4

    A lot of the injuries are down to the players not being100% fit, its obvious come the second half of every game the way we loss momentum and huff and puff.

  • Jib

    Oct 2, 2015 at 3:21 PM

    Comment #5

    Will die

    Agree with your team and subs 100%.

    WTF has Obertan done to get injured.
    It must be a thumb injury from too much FIFA.

  • lesh

    Oct 2, 2015 at 5:13 PM

    Comment #6

    What goes on in training? We can’t pin this lot on Carver and his crew.

    Are they settling grudges during their kickabouts?

    McClaren needs to bottom this out, it’s ridiculous, every season.

    Maybe we need to get Keegan in to take training, playing head tennis, keepy-up didn’t seem to cause problems – in fact quite the opposite!


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