Vital Football

Latest Norwich City News

Hoolahan Out For 'A Number Of Weeks'

Hoolahan Out For 'A Number Of Weeks'


Wes Hoolahan has been ruled out of the Republic of Ireland's World Cup Qualifier with Wales on Friday with the thigh strain he picked up in the first half against Barnsley reports Sky Sports



The loss of the 34 year-old further limits the options available to O`Neill who has already lost former Canary Robbie Brady to suspension as well fellow midfielder Harry Arter and central defenders Ciaran Clark and Shane Duffy.

'Wes Hoolahan will be out of the game. The scan came back this morning. It's bad news for us and for his club' said O'Neil.

RTE journalist, Paul O'Flynn @OFlynnPaul tweeted this morning that Hoolahan will be out for 'a number of weeks.'

By the sound of that, it seems that City will have to do without the mercurial Hoolahan for a period of time and for most of the 'promotion' run-in. It does of course give a chance to another player, with Alex Pritchard most likely to benefit from the Irishman's absence.

You never know, James Maddison might even get a game.

OTBC



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

Writer:The Tuckster
Date:Monday March 20 2017
Time: 1:45PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Norwich City Articles

Norwich Accept Dorrans Bid?

Is the saga coming to an end?

Angus Gunn Will Flourish But He Needs Cover

Maybe Michael McGovern isn't as bad as he's been portrayed

Norwich Return For Pre-Season

As the club also announce German tour details

Naismith: I Hope Dorrans Stays

City forward says his fellow Scot would be a massive addition for Rangers though

Archived Vital Norwich Articles

Vital Norwich articles from

Site Journalists

The Tuckster
Editor email
Profile
Savvy_Monkey
no email
Profile
LeeBoz
no email
Profile
Tom McHugh
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

This New Betting Sponsor (LeoVegas)
Suggested By: Tuckster
It doesn't bother me74%
I'm against it 26%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Norwich City Results (view all)

Norwich City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.FCBEARS145
2.DRAYTON GREEN107
3.yellow belly107
4.fanforlife54
5.Steve from Oz43
6.suffolkcanary33
7.screaming canary23
8.Bolshie Budgie21
9.sminky16
10.Tuckster14
Vital Football Comment