Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Murphy To Have Further Surgery?

Murphy To Have Further Surgery?

Birmingham City defender David Murphy may need to go under the surgeon`s knife after suffering another setback on his road to recovery.

The 25 year old has been trying to bounce back from a broken knee cap picked up in the game against Watford earlier this year when Blues were still in the Championship.

Now the defender will be assessed to see if he needs further surgery.

'We are disappointed at the lack of progress by David,' said Birmingham boss Alex McLeish to Sky Sports News.

'He was coming back - and looking good - but he has had another little setback.

'We are going to have to get him re-assessed for the lad's sake as well as anything else.

'He is really, really desperate to get back playing again. He is such a good professional and seven months out is a long time.

'Will he need more surgery? I don't know. He has got pins in his knees and, if these have to be taken out, then it will require a bit of that (surgery).

'It is a shame for David because he is really down at the moment and we are doing what we can to keep his morale up.'



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Foxxy
Date:Friday November 20 2009
Time: 12:50PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Burnley striker a Janaury target for Blues

Jon Walters is available for loan

Should Steve Cotterill stay or go?

Rob Wildey assesses Steve Cotterill's time as Blues manager

Opinion: It feels like the Zola era all over again!

Vital Birmingham editor Tom Heslop discusses the current ongoings at Blues

More away day woes for Blues

Blues were beaten at Fulham this afternoon

Archived Vital Birmingham Articles

Vital Birmingham articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Heslop
Editor email
Profile
Christopher Handy
no email
Profile
Saskia Bowes
no email
Profile
Rob Wildey
no email
Profile
Luke Turner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should Steve Cotterill stay on as Blues manager?
Suggested By:
Yes - get behind him19%
No - sack him 70%
Undecided - give him a bit more time11%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Ohio19
2.David Village10
3.greatsince682
4.WhoRya1
5.Rob Wildey11
The Vital Football Members League