It's called Gilmore's groin
." Houllier was hopeful Agbonlahor would make this afternoon's visit to White Hart Lane - but pulled out of training yesterday after a topsy turvy week.
"When you consider Pat has a serious Gilmore's Groin
problem, and is waiting a call to go into hospital for surgery, he was amazing - lasting the 90 minutes.
Larkin is among those on the injured list having undergone surgery last week for Gilmore's groin
, which is set to rule him out for up to six weeks.
"It wasn't getting any better, so I sought advice from the then Newcastle physio Paul Ferris, who diagnosed the problem as Gilmore's Groin
'I was diagnosed with Gilmore's Groin
, a condition caused by the separation of muscle and bone, while on top of that my hernia had moved out of position.'
Protherough, 28, traces the injury - a torn abductor muscle and hernia, known as Gilmore's Groin
- to a programme of close season weight training.
Meanwhile, unlucky Kenny Coleman will face surgery on Monday after rest has failed to cure his Gilmore's groin
The 31-year-old midfielder awaits the call to enter hospital and undergo surgery for a Gilmore's Groin
DUNCAN FERGUSON has been stricken with a troubling injury called Gilmore's Groin
, which requires surgery and will keep him out of the Newcastle side for two months.
"Richie Power is out through injury, John Power had a hernia operation, he's gone, Eoin Larkin had a Gilmore's groin
operation last week, he's gone..
Holmes made 30 appearances for City, scoring three goals, but was plagued with a groin injury late last season that required an operation on a double Gilmore's groin
during the closed season.
Amazingly Comerford was able to play depsite the hindrance and obvious pain of a Gilmore's groin