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Frankie Injury Outcome

Wednesday right-back Frank Simek is set to be sidelined for around six to eight weeks with ankle ligament damage sustained in the 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace at the weekend.

The American international hobbled off at Selhurst Park after a freak injury which saw the former Arsenal youngster receive a pass from Wade Small and fall to the floor in agony after digging his studs in the turf.

Wednesday boss Brian Laws, along with other Wednesday officials, feared the worst following the match and scans have today shown that Simek is set to be out for at least six weeks.

Club physio, Mark Palmer, told the official SWFC website: 'The scans showed that Frank has ruptured a ligament in his ankle. We will see how he progresses over the next ten days but it is likely that he will be out for six to eight weeks.'

The blow came as Simek celebrated winning his 100th start since joining the Owls in the clash with Palace, and he's now set to miss the entire festive fixture calendar as well as the Steel City derby in January.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 19 2007

Time: 6:30PM

Your Comments

well we will have to use bullen or go out and get someone
mick66owl
chuffin hell we didn't need that one
Holl
BL should stick Folly at right back, did it a few times at the end of last season!
will it ever happen
we come up against any team with mediocre wingers n they will tear bullen n spurr to pieces!! gonna be a very merry xmas!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
Folly cannot play right back, he was hopeless there last season. stick bullen or watson there until january and then get some youngster in from manchester city who seem to have dozens and dozens
HootingMad
At least it might keep Everton away, until the summer at least.
duds
duds thats the good thing about it. but the club again just amazes you dont it wot a blooming shambles
mick66owl
It just seems to go from bad to worse, does the left hand even know there is a right hand, let alone what it's doing. I'd put lol but it just ain't funny any more
duds
ANYBODY GOT ANY UPDATES ON SIMEK
mick66owl
 

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