Date: 4th March 2011 at 12:11pm
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It looks as though Liam Lawrence will be out for a couple more weeks?

And, it looks as though it is an injury that could have been avoided…

Lawro was a ‘surprise inclusion’ among the subs on Tuesday, and even warmed up at half time, prompting thoughts that he could come on and help turn, what had been, a lacklustre performance.

Steve Cotterill has said that he was ‘never coming on’ he was just simply ‘boosting numbers’ and ‘raising morale’ kind of thing.

Of course we have often named players, thought to be unfit, to do just that but they have not actually taken part in any serious physical warm-up so I am not so sure that Lawro was never in the thoughts of coming on to be honest.

Sometimes you have to take a ‘calculated risk’ but having been told he would be out for ‘a couple of weeks’ initially attempting to come back ‘inside eight or nine days’ looks to have costs us, with him facing up to another couple of weeks out as a result.

Whilst he is clearly an important player to us, in all honesty I do not think we have missed him as much as I thought we would but with injuries starting to mount up in midfield this ‘could’ actually prove a costly recurrence of an injury, that ‘perhaps’ could have been avoided?

But hey ho, what can you do?

We cannot change anything now we just have to accept this and move on, hopefully learning from it too…

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