Ward set for new knee op

24 April 2010 12:45
Wolves defender Stephen Ward is set to undergo more surgery on his troublesome knee injury.[LNB] Ward, who missed four months of the season with a knee problem, is still struggling with the injury and has been forced to take pain-killing injections to get through games recently.[LNB]The 25-year-old is now ready to go under the knife to try and correct the problem so he is fully fit for the start of next season.[LNB]Asked whether he needed exploratory surgery, the Irishman told the Express & Star: "Yes, I need to get it right for next season[LNB]"I probably need some sort of treatment as there's still a little bit of swelling there." Ward admitted he could not carry on any longer.[LNB]"Some games are harder than others and at that stage, the gaffer was right to take me off," he said.[LNB]"I had probably pushed my knee as far as I could.[LNB]"I probably have to get something done in the summer as it needs to be right next season.[LNB]"I had a big setback with the injury and I've played a lot more games than I would've been expected to because of my knee," he said.[LNB]"I'll get myself right now and come back fully fit for next season.[LNB]"Touch wood there will then be any further problems."

Source: Team_Talk