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Injury Boost Ahead of Derby Day

Blues boss Alex McLeish has confirmed that Sebastian Larsson should recover from a ligament injury in time to face arch rivals Aston Villa on Sunday.

Larsson was a major doubt after hobbling off during the Everton match last week.

But a scan has revealed only a minor tweak, and the former Scotland manager told the Birmingham Mail that he expected the midfielder to play:

'We're hoping that the extra day, with the game being on Sunday, will help him,' he said.

'He's probably our main concern because he did tweak his medial ligament and I know from personal experience that sometimes after the game you feel okay then two or three days later you are still sore with it.

'If he's got a bit of pain, but it's not restricting him, he will be all right.'

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Date:Wednesday April 16 2008

Time: 1:19PM

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Good to hear for you Blues but you will need to put in a top performance in if your going to get 3 points!
will it ever happen
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18/04/2008 17:04:00

Where have all the noses gone??? Helloooooo . . . . . They've all left town:D
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19/04/2008 21:19:00

Cor, it's like a day out at St Andrews on this site!
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19/04/2008 22:59:00

anyone home? knock knock
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22/04/2008 11:58:00

JP, get in touch with the Blouse editor will you - this site seems to have an error, it's only letting Villa fans log in AND the front page hasn't updated - oh sorry - it's that we won and they are all crying isn't it.
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23/04/2008 08:29:00

That was a sore one lads . Hope you get a result against Liverpool.
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23/04/2008 22:58:00

Had you down to beat pool 2-0. Let me down lads...
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29/04/2008 22:54:00

Still think you can stay up!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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30/04/2008 21:20:00

A cruical player for what is your cup final. No welsh anthems here though.
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01/05/2008 14:29:00

At least you don't have to do mega scroll downs to see the last post.
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01/05/2008 16:51:00

looking bleak for you lot now
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05/05/2008 19:54:00

Make room on the shirt sleeve for the red and white Cola patches.
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07/05/2008 05:19:00

Surprised you have been dragged back into it
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07/05/2008 07:17:00

Think you will get out of it
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10/05/2008 19:35:00

I know nobody comes here any more, but had to come and say "I told you so!!!". I am laughing so hard it hurts. Jasper Parrott, if you are having a sneaky peak - just remember my words from earlier this year. You really are the worst!!
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11/05/2008 19:24:00

Jeez, not a squeak from anyone since we spanked youse 5-1. Ah well. Never mind. LOL
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12/05/2008 11:13:00

well will you bounce back or will the curse at board level drag you back down
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12/05/2008 18:02:00

The Chairman seemed shocked they wanted him out.
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12/05/2008 20:28:00

Think I had best turn out the light
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16/05/2008 21:39:00

VillaFanSayz! Ent You Lot Gutted! Relegated Once Again.. Didnt Deserve To Go Down! Hope You Come Back Up Next Season! GoodLuck
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19/05/2008 19:49:00

Never mind always the thrill of playing Swansea next season to look fwd to...
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25/05/2008 04:30:00

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28/05/2008 00:08:00

Not a chance of selling anyone, FFS they aint sold a season ticket yet.
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11/06/2008 06:35:00

shock to be down there in the end
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22/06/2008 08:59:00

good luck for next season chaps im sure you'l bounce up
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01/07/2008 18:38:00


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