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Flahavan: Injury was worse than first feared

Flahavan: Injury was worse than first feared

AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Darryl Flahavan is targeting a December return to full fitness.

The Cherries number two was injured after coming on as a 30 minute substitute against Leeds United following Ryan Allsop's sending off.

His first touch of a football for 17 months in a competitive fixture was to save Ross McCormack's penalty, but at some point during the remainder of the match Flahavan suffered a thigh strain and a dead leg.

With Allsop suspended for the match against Millwall and Flahavan injured, Cherries manager Eddie Howe opted to recall Shwan Jalal from his loan spell with Oxford United and also made a move to sign Stephen Henderson on a three month loan from West Ham United.

Flahavan believes he will be sidelined until the end of November and will return to match sharpness by December.

Flahavan told afcb.co.uk...

"I`m disappointed but I just have to get on with it, I was delighted to get on at Leeds and put in a good performance, so I was looking to build on that.

"But the impact of the knock was too severe for me to play in the match against Millwall and the scan verified that.

"It was worse than first feared and I`m going to be out for a few weeks. I was told it will be four to six weeks and I`m going to say four...'


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Writer:DJ
Date:Thursday October 17 2013
Time: 7:52AM

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