Forest's Bennett back in groove

03 March 2010 11:53
Bennett played 45 minutes of a behind-closed-doors friendly against Coventry on Tuesday afternoon.

It was the 25-year-old's first taste of match action since suffering serious knee ligament damage on Boxing Day 2008.

"It felt so good to be out there playing again. I really enjoyed it and didn't feel at all nervous beforehand," Bennett told the club's official website.

"The knee feels fine. I just need to work on my match fitness, but that will come with time.

"The last 14 months or so have been tough because all I want to do is play football. It has made me appreciate the game even more and realise how fortunate I am."

Source: Team_Talk

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