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Eduardo Suffers Leg Break

Eduardo Suffers Leg Break

Arsenal striker Eduardo Da Silva has suffered a leg break in the first couple of minutes at St Andrews

Birmingham's Taylor seemed to make an inocuous challenge on the Crozillian, but the referee dissmissed the player instantly, with both Arsenal's medical team and the paramedics running on the pitch immediately.

The reactions of Cesc Fabregas, Bacary Sagna & Manu Adebayor told us that it was a break, and horrendous one at that. Indeed, SkySports deemed the images so horrific that they refused to show them again.

I write this article while there is still 10-15 minutes left of the first half, finding it hard to be enthusiastic about the match, I also wonder how the players will keep their concentration on the pitch after seeing their team mate and friend in such a way.

My thoughts are with Eduardo, and hope to see him back on the pitch as soon as possible.

***Edit***

After the intial thought that the tackle was both unintentional and unfortunate, I have been given a link to a picture that proves otherwise. Feel free to click the link as the image is not in poor taste and a fraction of a second before the break, it does however prove what a wreckless challenge it really was.

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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Saturday February 23 2008
Time: 1:28PM

Comments

0
You can tell it was bad when they didn't show the replay. Sincerely hope he makes a full & speedy recovery!
Adilson
23/02/2008 13:32:00
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My personal regards to the lad, and I'm sure I wont be alone in that. It was horrible, and I only hope that he can get through it, because it really did look like it might've been that bad.
Carlosio
23/02/2008 13:36:00
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Since the incident my mind has been wandering about how bad it was, and I didn't see it, and I'm glad I didn't. Considering they replayed Djibril Cisse's injury on tv and that was awful, I can only speculate as to what happened to Eddy. I can't say I'm overly concerned about the result at this moment in time.
Rocky7
23/02/2008 13:44:00
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Nobody ( with any sense ) likes to see any player injured, wishing Eduardo a full recovery.
jolmember
23/02/2008 13:45:00
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I've got a REALLY BAD FEELING for this game and for Dudu... This might be the end of the season for him...
stukazufuss
23/02/2008 13:45:00
0
It didn't look good. Hopefully, he'll be back soon.
Fan of Blues
23/02/2008 13:46:00
0
this is horrible.... we are with you Eduardo.... please for speed recovery... Croatians loves you
andycroat28
23/02/2008 13:47:00
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they have just shown the tackle, it doesn't look bad, but they won't show the close up. i hope we win it for eduardo
PUREGOLD
23/02/2008 13:48:00
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i just hope the injury is not the end-of-career type injury..
my_gunners
23/02/2008 13:51:00
0
very very sad thing to happen. hope he recovers as soon as possible.
chelseaforever
23/02/2008 13:51:00
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