Vital Football

Latest Barnsley FC News

Coulson eyes another return

Coulson eyes another return

Barnsley's young striker Michael Coulson is determined to get back to fitness after injuring his knee yet again.

Speaking to the Scarborough Evening News: 'We were having a match in training, the keeper dived and took me out. It was snowy as well, so the fact that I slipped a little won't have helped. It didn't feel too bad at first but my knee has swelled up a lot since then. I just need a new knee to be honest because I've had enough trouble with this one to last a career.'

The 20-year-old seriously damaged his knee last year and has only just got back into the mix at Oakwell, but the former Scarborough front-man insists he'll back in less than two months:

'I went for a scan and they have booked me in for an operation to shave my cartilage and have a look around. I've been told that it could be another four to six weeks before I can get back playing.

'I was involved against West Ham in the FA Cup earlier this month and I have been on the bench for a few other matches since I returned from my first injury. That is where I want to be again by the end of the season, and I'm confident I will be.'



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:MattyG
Date:Tuesday January 13 2009
Time: 3:57PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Barnsley Articles

It Mata's To Juan, Why Not All?

Manchester United's Juan Mata has again called on Premier League players to match his pledge of 1% of their salary being donated to charity.

Stats: Barnsley v Middlesbrough

All the stats from Barnsley (2) vs (2) Middlesbrough, Oakwell, 14/10/17 Att: 17,163

McCarthy To Serve A Suspension This Week - 13/10/17

Barnsley's Jason McCarthy will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

Officials - Barnsley v Middlesbrough (14/10/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Barnsley and Middlesbrough this Saturday.

Archived Vital Barnsley Articles

Vital Barnsley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Barnsley
Write For Vital Barnsley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Middlesbrough MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Davies0%
Pearson0%
Jackson0%
Lindsay0%
Fryers0%
Williams0%
Hammill0%
McGeehan0%
Potts0%
Barnes0%
Bradshaw0%
Sub - Thiam0%
Sub - Bird0%
Sub - Hedges0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Barnsley Results (view all)

Barnsley Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football