UK time is: 11:11:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dickinson may require surgery

Pompey defender Carl Dickinson may require knee surgery the club have just announced.

The defender who has started twenty six games since coming on loan from Stoke City is to see a specialist over the injury which kept him out of Tuesday's defeat at Loftus Road.

Blues boss Steve Cotterill told the club site : "Carl Dickinson will be going in and having a knee operation. It could be short-term or long-term.

"He will definitely have to have something done, it`s just the severity of what he has to have done."

Cotterill has one other injury concern ahead of Derby's visit to Fratton Park.

He said: "From the 11 that started at QPR we've got one doubt for Saturday. As it stands at the moment he`ll be no more than 50-50. That's my biggest worry."

Fortunately despite the small size of the current Pompey squad there is plenty of cover at left back with Hermann Hreidarsson and Richie De Laet able to fill in.

However it is worrying that with no additions during the January window and several players appearing to be carrying injuries tht we will be found out in the weeks to come.

PUP


Join the Vital Pompey Debate





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: eastneydave Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 3 2011

Time: 7:56PM

Your Comments

If we didnt know he was going to be injured we did know he was a shíte footballer so how we didnt get someone else in on loan to replace him is beyond me, but then we dont want to go down that road, as another stoke 'defender' with a toblerone shaped foot would join him.
Super Bock 1898
If it is a long term injury, would we be able to terminate the loan agreement with Stoke and bring in a replacement on an emergency once the window opens next week?
Alty Blue
as you can tell, if it was a one day term injury, i would like to terminate his loan with immediate effect, due to him impersonating a professional footballer. He should be on rogue traders.
Super Bock 1898
Agreed, assuming we can, and he'll be out for the best part of the remainder of the season it only makes sense to send him back.
PompeyFrippy
Someone get me my rip saw!
russellm
Over ere Dicko; on the bench son; someone get me my rip saw please!
russellm
result
jimsmithswig
Back of the net!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
moley2
I do hope Dickson doesn't read these message boards...... Although he's still young and could take up another career, ideas anyone???
moley2
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Drennan sent back to Villa (Wednesday October 22 2014)

On this day in history...22nd October (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Stats: Pompey v Stevenage (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Hurrah... Finally! (Tuesday October 21 2014)

#PompeyPredictionsLeague - Update no.13 (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Giving us something back... (Tuesday October 21 2014)

On this day in history...21st October (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Pompey assessment - Bury 3-0 Pompey (Monday October 20 2014)

On this day in history...20th October (Monday October 20 2014)

Archived Portsmouth Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. pompeyrug 154
2. storagematt 53
3. eastneydave 52
4. cornypomp 45
5. mslorna48 43
6. Lemmi 37
7. gentleman jim 31
8. pompeygray 30
9. Emsworthianblue 25
10. Pompeytim 19

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Cheltenham 14 6 4 4 1 22
9. Newport 13 6 3 4 4 21
10. Southend 14 6 3 5 1 21
11. Portsmouth 14 5 5 4 0 20
12. Wimbledon 14 5 4 5 -1 19
13. Exeter 14 5 4 5 -2 19
14. Accrington 14 6 1 7 -4 19

Breaking League News

Carlisle United 3-4 The Brewers
» Burton : 23/10/2014 10:31:00
Cobblers 1-3 Oxford United
» Northampton : 23/10/2014 10:26:00
Cumbrians 3-4 Burton Albion
» Carlisle : 23/10/2014 10:22:00
Wimbledon 0-0 Plymouth Argyle
» Wimbledon : 23/10/2014 10:13:00
Preview: Wycombe Wanderers v Dagenham & Redbridge
» Wycombe : 23/10/2014 00:56:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Stevenage?
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Jones 0%
Devera 0%
Chorley 0%
Robinson 0%
Shorey 0%
Wallace (95) 60%
Hollands 0%
Dunne 0%
Holmes 0%
Westcarr (89) 0%
Storey 20%
Sub - Atangana (89) 0%
Sub - Ertl (95) 20%