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Thigh injury sidelines Phillips
Published : 09 Aug 2010 16:30:36
Birmingham striker Kevin Phillips has been ruled out for a "considerable period" with a torn thigh muscle.The veteran suffered the problem in Saturday's friendly defeat by Real Mallorca and it was feared he could be out for some time.Those fears were confirmed by a scan which showed a ripped muscle.Manager Alex McLeish said: "Kevin has torn his thigh muscle and will be out for a while - it will be a considerable period."But he is a notoriously quick healer so anything will be a bonus."