Dickov ready to start

01 November 2006 10:45
Manchester City striker Paul Dickov is finally looking to make his mark during his second spell with the club, having finally overcome back problems. The 34-year-old has yet to find the net since rejoining City from Blackburn Rovers in the summer, but is ready to push for a regular starting spot. He told the club's official website: "My back is still a bit stiff and sore, but the original problems I had with the disc have cleared. "I was suffering with pains shooting down my leg and it was hampering me. But they have gone now, and I feel fit and fine. "Perhaps I didn't do myself justice earlier in the season by wanting to play so much when things weren't quite right. "But that was my decision. Now I just want to make sure I start more matches."

Source: ESA

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