McCarthy boost for Palace

Paddy McCarthy is on the verge of a comeback with Crystal Palace after missing the last 18 months through injury.

Last Updated: 11/11/13 at 11:19 Post Comment

Paddy McCarthy: Palace's club captain could soon be back after enduring a fr

Paddy McCarthy: Palace's club captain could soon be back after enduring a fr

The defender has struggled with a groin problem, and has not played since the final game of the 2011/12 season.

The Eagles' 30-year-old club captain sat out for the whole of his club's promotion-winning campaign, secured with a play-off final win over Watford.

But, with his side adrift at the foot of the Premier League on four points after 11 games, the possibility of having him available again will provide a welcome boost in their fight to avoid relegation.

"Paddy is ready to step up his work," said Palace's caretaker manager Keith Millen.

"We are looking at him not being too far away after the international break."

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