Dann set for birthday heartbreak

11 February 2009 12:17
The defender, who will turn 22 on Saturday, has recovered from the dislocated shoulder he suffered in the Championship defeat at Reading on December 1.

However, he missed a friendly run-out against Aston Villa on Tuesday and will now remain sidelined for City's fifth round tie at Ewood Park.

"It is disappointing that he couldn't play because I don't want to put him back into the first-team fold until he has had 90 minutes in the reserves," said manager Chris Coleman.

"We had organised a training game against Aston Villa specifically for him but unfortunately he was ill."t

Source: Team_Talk