November 12, 2012
  Follow @ Twitter

Terry set for scan after injury

Chelsea coach Roberto Di Matteo says John Terry will undergo a scan on his right knee after injury cut short his comeback in the Blues' 1-1 draw at home to Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday.

Suspended for four domestic matches after being found guilty of racially abusing Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand in a match last season, Terry got on the score-sheet at Stamford Bridge with a 20th-minute header.

It was the former England defender's 50th goal in all competitions for the reigning European champions, but he was forced to leave the fray less than 20 minutes later.

Terry went down clutching his right leg after an accidental collision with Liverpool striker Luis Suarez and was carried from the field on a stretcher in the 39th minute, with Gary Cahill coming on in his place.

Suarez later claimed an equaliser for Liverpool, to leave Chelsea three points behind leaders Manchester United in third place.

"He has a problem with his knee and will have an MRI scan tomorrow," Chelsea coach Di Matteo told Sky Sports.

"At the moment we can't say (how serious the injury is). We'll have to wait for the scan, which will tell us the extent of the injury.

"He is certainly a player that is influential for us. We will miss him."

Suarez took to Twitter after the game to send Terry his best wishes.

"Hugs to Terry, I hope it's nothing serious," he wrote.


Football Live

Messi surpasses Pele tally as Barca win
Ba, Suva NCC reps in same pool

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!



Namaka, 4R through to NCC finals
Last seasonís runners up Namaka FC of Nadi and former champs 4R Electric FC of Ba have progressed to next weekendís Rooster National Club Championship finals after topping their respective pools in Western zone playoff today.
Fiji U20 wallops PNG in opener
The Vodafone Fiji U20 side opened its campaign on a positive note and walloped Papua New Guinea 63-0 at the ANZ Stadium in Suva last night.
High Court acquits Colombian national
The High Court in Suva has acquitted Colombian national Aiden Alec Hurtado from charges of unlawful importation of 20.5 kg of illicit drugs namely cocaine into Fiji last year.
Obama unveils gun violence proposals
President Barack Obama today demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers, stoking a generational clash with the firearms lobby after the Newtown school massacre.
Afghan street kid heads for the Oscars red carpet
An Afghan street kid is off to Hollywood and the red-carpet treatment at the Oscars -- a fairytale ending to a chance encounter that led to a starring role in a movie.
Online registration for foreign investors
Fiji will soon launch online registration and approvals system for foreign investors.