UK time is: 13:23:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Upson's 'Steady Progress'

The defenders long awaited return to the squad has been delayed for a further two weeks following advice from his physio's.

Upson had been hoping to play some part in the upcoming reserve match on Monday evening against West Brom as he steps up his fitness following an achilles injury.

His physiotherapists have however delayed his return by at least two weeks as they don't want him to break down by returning too quickly.

Speaking on the official site, reserve team boss Keith Bertschin said:

'Matt is not quite ready for Monday's Reserve game against West Brom.

'As so often happens with long term injuries when you are on the way back to recovery and trying to push on and push yourself you can pick up little niggles because your muscles have to readjust after being out of action for so long.

'In the rigours of trying to up his training he's just feeling one or two other little niggles, but it's not a concern.

'Following the advice of the physios he is going to give it that little bit longer and you'll get the full article when he comes back.

'He's possibly aiming for the next Reserve game in just under two weeks time.

'And if he's ready for that - fine, but if not it will be as long as it takes to get him right.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 6 2006

Time: 5:21PM

Your Comments

i actually totally forgot you had him. Should do well in this league.
jono_forest
He was doing well in the Prem until he got in warmup :-) Be nice to get him back, would definitely steal up our defence.
Blackeye
He is an ace defender. And is usually in the England squad.
wei, wu and shu
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Rowett on Beating Huddersfield (Sunday December 21 2014)

Highlights: Huddersfield 0-1 Birmingham (Sunday December 21 2014)

Opinion: January Transfers (Sunday December 21 2014)

Blues Through To Next Round (Friday December 19 2014)

Birmingham Agree Deal With Charlton (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Birmingham Manager Finishes Impressive Peno (Wednesday December 17 2014)

BIHL to Provide Funds for BCFC (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Archived Birmingham City Articles

List All Vital Birmingham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Charlton 22 6 12 4 -1 30
13. Fulham 22 8 4 10 -4 28
14. Sheff Wed 22 6 10 6 -5 28
15. Birmingham 22 7 7 8 -8 28
16. Bolton 21 7 4 10 -5 25
17. Reading 22 7 4 11 -11 25
18. Leeds Utd 22 6 6 10 -7 24

Breaking League News

Looking ahead to 2015 and beyond.
Charlton : 22/12/2014 13:17:00
Cardiff vs Brentford Match Review
Brentford : 22/12/2014 11:58:00
Wolves must improve to chase play-offs
Wolves : 22/12/2014 11:00:00
Wolves : 22/12/2014 10:00:00
Player Ratings - Watford (H)
Reading : 22/12/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match: Birmingham 6-1 Reading
Suggested By:  
Darren Randolph 11%
Paul Caddis 1%
Paul Robinson 0%
Michael Morrison 1%
Jonathan Grounds 1%
Stephen Gleeson 1%
David Davis 1%
Andrew Shinnie 51%
Demarai Gray 25%
David Cotterill 1%
Clayton Donaldson 1%
Guy Moussi 1%
Nikola Zigic 5%
Wes Thomas 0%