Cardiff City - Cardiff Midfielder Injury Woe
UK time is: 18:20:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Cardiff Midfielder Injury Woe

Cardiff City will be without key midfielder Riccy Scimeca after the player suffered a reaction to his torn groin.

Scimeca was doubtful for Saturday's clash with Sunderland, he was passed fit to play but struggled and was withdrawn at half time. He was given a pain-killing injection prior to the game, but the injury hampered his running and now looks set to rule him out for some time.

Scimeca now waits for a specialist diagnosis to discover the extent of the tear and whether his playing aggravated the injury on the weekend.

Scimeca has been influential all season for Cardiff and will be missed for the run-in. On loan Charlton player Simon Walton is the likely man to step in.

'A scan is now needed, I will see a specialist about it and go from there but it doesn't look great.' Confirmed Scimeca.

'I have had a slight tear on the groin and while that has healed, I have had other problems around that area which have affected me.'

'I have to be honest with myself, the physio, the manager, the players and the supporters. It has come to a point where I have to say 'no, I can't do it'.'

'I'm gutted to be honest - I've tried to get through it, but I need time for it to settle down and I'm not the most patient of people.'

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 3 2007

Time: 1:18PM

Your Comments

I dont think he's been anywhere near as effective 2nd half of season. we're lacking in central midfield and Scimeca has been poor of late - time for a change anyway?
Aderyn las

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Devastation For Slade (Monday November 30 2015)

Vital Report - Cardiff 2-2 Burnley (Monday November 30 2015)

Video - Burnley Highlights (h) (Sunday November 29 2015)

Stats: Cardiff v Burnley (Saturday November 28 2015)

Cardiff v Burnley - Teamsheets! (Saturday November 28 2015)

Vital Preview - Cardiff v Burnley (Friday November 27 2015)

Crewe Loan Spell For Ajayi (Thursday November 26 2015)

Match Day Officials v Burnley (Thursday November 26 2015)

Slade - Best Team Won (Monday November 23 2015)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 2 - 2 Burnley
Derby County 2 - 0 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 0 Bristol City
Cardiff 2 - 0 Reading
Leeds Utd 1 - 0 Cardiff
Ipswich 0 - 0 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Ipswich 18 7 7 4 3 28
8. Sheff Wed 18 7 7 4 3 28
9. Reading 18 7 6 5 5 27
10. Cardiff 18 6 8 4 3 26
11. Brentford 18 7 4 7 -1 25
12. Q.P.R. 18 6 5 7 -2 23
13. Fulham 18 5 7 6 1 22

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Vokes Ready For Preston Return
Burnley : 01/12/2015 18:10:01
Glenn Whelan Speaks About His Time At Wednesday
Sheff Wed : 01/12/2015 18:06:01
Brighton Post £10.44m Annual Losses
Brighton : 01/12/2015 17:52:00
O'Connell On Lost Bolton Points
Brentford : 01/12/2015 17:33:00
Owls Star Sougou - 'Glad to be Back and Lets Beat Stoke!'
Sheff Wed : 01/12/2015 16:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Marshall 4%
Peltier 16%
Morrison 0%
Connolly 16%
Malone 0%
Noone 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Ralls 16%
Whittingham 16%
Watt 0%
Jones 16%
Sub - Mason 0%
Sub - O'Keefe 0%
Sub - Macheda 16%