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Abdou blow for Lions

24 Feb 2011 13:30:06

Abdou blow for Lions

Millwall's play-off hopes have been dealt a major blow after Jimmy Abdou was ruled out for up to two months through injury.The midfielder suffered knee ligament damage when he made a goal-saving challenge on Reading's Shane Long during the second half of Tuesday night's 2-1 defeat at the Madejski Stadium, and could be sidelined until mid-April.Abdou has made 31 appearances for the Lions this season and boss Kenny Jackett must now find a replacement in the centre.Tamika Mkanadawire is likely to step up from his recent role in defence to fill the void against Nottingham Forest this weekend.


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