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Marc Wilson breaks leg in Stoke City's draw with Sunderland

28 Oct 2012 13:01:21

Marc Wilson breaks leg in Stoke City's draw with Sunderland

Marc Wilson breaks leg in Stoke City's draw with Sunderland Stoke City defender Marc Wilson suffered a broken leg in the Potters' 0-0 draw with Sunderland on Saturday. The Republic of Ireland international was injured while making a challenge on Black Cats striker Steven Fletcher at the Britannia Stadium. The 25-year-old wrote on Twitter:  "Have broken my fibula. Hopefully I can make a speedy recovery." Manager Tony Pulis said:  "Marc will be out for a while, but we are not sure at this stage for how long." The injury to Wilson could provide defensive problems for City, who do not have another recognised left-back in their 25-man Premier League squad. Regular right-back Andy Wilkinson replaced Wilson on Saturday, while Ryan Shotton and Matthew Upson could provide further options for Pulis.


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