defensive injury


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defensive injury

An injury to the fingers, hands, wrists or extensor surfaces of the arms in an attempt to ward off an assault by another person. Such injuries include abrasions, bruises and other forms of blunt trauma, cuts, fractures, gun shot wounds, and lacerations.
See also: injury
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CHESTER FC boss Neil Young has major defensive injury concerns for tonight's FA Cup third qualifying round replay at FC Halifax Town (7.
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LIVERPOOL have been dealt another defensive injury blow with young full-back Jon Flanagan set to miss the next three weeks with ankle ligament damage.
Norwich have no fresh injury worries, while Wayne Bridge goes straight into the Sunderland squad amid a defensive injury crisis.
SPURS have been linked with a move for pounds 5m-rated defender Daniele Bonera from AC Milan as manager Harry Redknapp looks to ease his defensive injury crisis.
ARSENAL were plunged back into a defensive injury crisis ahead of the showdown with Chelsea as both Kieran Gibbs, with a fractured metatarsal, and William Gallas hobbled out of tonight's 2-0 Champions League win over Standard Liege at the Emirates Stadium.
CHRIS HUGHTON has revealed he is considering sending out a patched-up Claudio Cacapa to face Chelsea as he battles with Newcastle United's defensive injury crisis.
DAVID O'LEARY has thanked 'Steady Eddie' utility man Ulises de la Cruz for helping Aston Villa to survive a defensive injury crisis - and silence the terrace boo-boys.
The 37-year-old former England international, recalled from his loan spell at Sunderland to solve a defensive injury crisis, played like a man with eyes focused on the European Championships rather than one recently deprived of Premiership action.
Arsene Wenger will resist the new year transfer market despite the warning signs of a defensive injury crisis as Arsenal prepared for tonight's Champions League tie against Roma.
BELGIUM have a defensive injury crisis for their Group H showdown with Tunisia tomorrow.
LIAM RIDGEWELL is ready to answer Brighton's defensive injury crisis by extending his loan from Portland Timbers.

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