Watson back in action

Ben Watson made his return to action for Wigan Under-21s on Monday after nearly five months out with a broken leg.

Last Updated: 08/04/13 at 19:22 Post Comment

Watson: Has been out injured with a broken leg

Watson: Has been out injured with a broken leg

The 27-year-old midfielder had not played since sustaining the injury in a challenge with Raheem Sterling in Liverpool's 3-0 win over Wigan in the Premier League on November 17.

Watson played the first half of today's game against Huddersfield, which ended in a 2-2 draw, and will hope to be in contention for a first-team return before the end of the season.


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terling needs to be told though that upon entering the Arsenal squad he will re-enact the final scene from Highlander where he will be thrown around a warehouse by cartoon dragons and then be a mere mortal that will only ever spend three to four weeks a season playing football and the rest on the physio's bed. There can be only one.....player available at The Emirates.

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he game changed in our favour when Carrick came on. We were able to play further up the pitch due to having a player who can give and go with the ball and keep possession. Yet barkley made some runs and Townsend scored a good goal but carrick's inclusion and chiellini's withdrawal made the biggest difference to the flow of the game

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o, you've not silenced anyone Andros, i'm afraid. We know you can score a great goal, and it's really handy to have your direct running and willingness to shoot on the bench. But until you can do the other things expected of a winger (beat the man, put a decent cross in, stay wide etc) then you can't expect more than a regular cameo. Wonderful goal though, what a hit! No wonder Buffon wanted the shirt.

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