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Report – Rob Elliot Out For At Least Six Months

11:55 am, Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 6 Comments

Sky Sports News is reporting that Rob Elliot will be out for at least six months with his knee injury – and if the report is correct it looks like it could be an ACL knee injury – which is what Tim Krul picked up last October playing for the Netherlands.

It’s terrible news for poor Rob – who has been so great for us since last October – and not good news for Newcastle either.

We wish Rob all the best in his recovery and he comes back as good as ever.



Tags: Injuries · International break · International News · Newcastle News · Rob Elliot · Tim Krul




6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Wayayman // Mar 30, 2016 at 12:03 PM

    Forget Newcastles predicament for a moment, Rob Elliot is probably the only reason we are in with a slim chance of survival anyway – I’m just gutted for the lad as he’s proven to be more than equal to Krul and was in his way to a once in a life time experience playing in the euros for Ireland. Elliot has shown he is a leader, one we’ve needed these last months and I wish him well in his recovery. Poor sod.

  • 2 martoon // Mar 30, 2016 at 12:05 PM

    I think I’ll start a conspiracy theory 🙂
    Is it a coincidence that the Ireland manager and his assistant just happen to be ex makem managers and they get our only first team keeper crocked?

  • 3 Essex Geordie Bill // Mar 30, 2016 at 12:15 PM

    Just hope it’s not the end of his career.

  • 4 Jib // Mar 30, 2016 at 12:26 PM

    Essex
    I fear it could be .

    He’s 31on April 30th and might just have the attitude “ah to hell with it”

    Who could blame him

    Remember it’s 6 months minimum and a long time out of action at his age , he probably will never regain full fitness to his current level.

    It’s Krul’s birthday next month but he’s 3 years younger

  • 5 Jib // Mar 30, 2016 at 12:28 PM

    Time for Darlow and Woodman to step up to the plate , that’s what we pay them for.
    They’ll be fine.

  • 6 Jib // Mar 30, 2016 at 12:31 PM

    The crazy thing is Victor Valdes who has been loaned (I think to Standard Liége) by Man U , would have come like a shot to play for Rafa !




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