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.

AFP

bang-bang

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

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


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

 


 






SPORTS
Sportsperson charged with bribery
An upcoming sportsperson who tried to bribe his way past a customs officer in Nadi this week with $500 appeared in a magistrate court in Nadi today charged with one count of bribery and one count of providing false and misleading documents.
RUGBY
Fiji will always have a place in my heart: Stone
Former Vodafone Fiji Bati coach Rick Stone says Fijian rugby league will always have a place in his heart.
FIJI NEWS
No guideline for cabinet ministers salary
Cabinet ministers were paid more than $1.8million in salary in 2013, but there was no acquittal guideline for payments done.
HEALTH/FITNESS
Chavez in Venezuela after cancer surgery
President Hugo Chavez surprised and in many cases delighted Venezuelans by returning home on Monday, albeit to an uncertain future, ending a more than two-month absence in Cuba for cancer treatment.
ENTERTAINMENT
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.
TECHNOLOGY
Apple hit by hackers
Apple on Tuesday said it was hit by hackers who wormed their way into the California company's system but evidently failed to steal any data.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS