Sunderland news

Bardsley sidelined after ankle op

August 14, 2012
By Kristan Heneage
Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill has been dealt a blow with the news that defender Phil Bardsley is set for a lengthy spell out through injury.

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Bardsley, 27, made 29 starts for the Wearsiders in 2011-12, but has missed much of pre-season with an ankle injury.

The Scotland international was also forced to pull out of his country's squad for their ...

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