Date:Wednesday March 28 2007
Chris Baird has been forced to withdraw from the Northern Ireland squad and now faces a race to be fit for Southampton's game against Wolves.
He missed the 4-1 win over Liechtenstein but had hoped to face Sweden tomorrow but will miss the match with a groin strain.
He told the official site: 'It is still very sore. There was no way I was going to be right for tomorrow but I still have not given up hope for Saturday.
It happened in the game against Colchester when I just over-stretched and slipped at the same time and pulled it.
'I am desperately disappointed to be missing the game against Sweden because if we win we go top of the group!
It was a fantastic win for the lads in Liechtenstein which has kept the momentum going for us ahead of the Sweden game.
'They are going well so it will be a real tough game tomorrow but if we keep playing as we have been doing then I am sure we can get a result.'
It's easy to join Vital Saints
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Saint.
Koeman Delighted With Second Stoke Win (Thursday October 30 2014)
Sheffield United In The Quarter Finals (Thursday October 30 2014)
Stats: Stoke v Southampton (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Koeman Expects Stoke Response (Tuesday October 28 2014)
Players Respond To Stoke Win (Sunday October 26 2014)
Battling Quality Pleases Koeman (Sunday October 26 2014)
Stats: Southampton v Stoke (Saturday October 25 2014)
Krueger - A Special Day We Will Remember (Wednesday October 22 2014)
One Game At A Time, But We're Aiming For Better (Wednesday October 22 2014)
A Look Back to A Saintly Beginning (Monday October 20 2014)
|3. Man City||9||5||2||2||+9||17|
|4. West Ham||9||5||1||3||+5||16|
» Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:41:00
|Moyes In Demand!
» Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:39:00
|Falcao Deal Agreed
» Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:38:00
|Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 14-15 - Newcastle (Away)
» Liverpool : 31/10/2014 20:34:00
|Chelsea v QPR - Match Preview
» Q.P.R. : 31/10/2014 17:23:00