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Cahill's World Cup dream in tatters as defender suffers mystery blood clot

09 Feb 2010 00:16:48

Cahill's World Cup dream in tatters as defender suffers mystery blood clot

Gary Cahill's hopes of going to the World Cup are all but over, killed off by a potion that has a similar effect on rats. Bolton's central defender was released from hospital on Monday after developing a blood clot in his left arm, but the medication used to treat his condition means he will almost certainly miss the rest of the season and be denied a chance of making Fabio Capello's England squad. Cahill, 24, is taking warfarin, an anti-coagulant that thins the blood in humans and is also used as rat poison. Big blow: Cahill will play no further part for Bolton this season Although it dissolved the clot, Cahill would be in danger ofsuffering internal bleeding if he were involved in a heavy collisionwith another player, and that is a risk Bolton boss Owen Coyle is notprepared to take. 'There is no getting away from it, he'll be out for a number ofmonths,' said Coyle ahead of Tuesday's game at Manchester City. Givenwhat I'm being led to believe regarding the medication, I will not betaking a risk with Gary Cahill's welfare and wellbeing.  Bolton 0 Fulham 0: Ref Clattenburg never gives me anything, says DaviesJamie Redknapp's Weekend Watch: Hungry Kuyt's flying for LiverpoolBurnley to create first ever 'Football University' and give Moor back to the community with massive redevelopment of their stadiumBlackburn fan dies in hospital after collapsing during defeat at Stoke CityJohn Terry is still my world beater, says England manager Fabio CapelloBOLTON WANDERERS FC


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