Date: 1st March 2008 at 6:36pm
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Talk on the radio at the moment is suggesting that Villa defender (ok, ok, on loan West Brom defender at the moment) Curtis Davies is out for the season with a ruptured Achilles which he picked up in the 1-1 v Arsenal today.

Apparently Curtis will have an operation tonight. Good luck, get better soon.

Confirmation from Martin O’Neill who told the official site:

“Curtis has ruptured his Achilles tendon and he’s going to have an operation tonight. We’re really disappointed for him.”

Adding, on the player who could now be out for up to six months:

“He’s been doing really well and that’s a sickener. But he’ll be back. He misses the rest of the season and it’s really cruel because he’s been doing splendidly. It would have been nice to have won the game for him.”