Vital Football

Latest Celtic FC News

Matthews out of Scots clash

Matthews out of Scots clash

<div style='background-color: #0B610B;'><a href='http://www.rsspump.com/?web_widget/rss_ticker/news_widget' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Celtic defender Adam Matthews has been ruled out of Wales' World Cup qualifier with Scotland on Friday evening.

"He has not played for two or three weeks with his ankle and he hasn't done anything with us all week" - Chris Coleman
The 20-year-old has repeatedly missed being involved in training this week due to an ongoing ankle injury.

However, Welsh manager Chris Coleman was remaining hopeful that the former Cardiff City full-back would recover in time for the game in Croatia on Tuesday night.

"Adam is a problem. He has not played for two or three weeks with his ankle and he hasn't done anything with us all week," Coleman confirmed to Wales Online. "We think tomorrow is a no but he may have a chance for Tuesday."

But in more positive news for the Welsh, key midfielder Gareth Bale has been declared available following a recent heel injury.

LATEST ON THE VITAL CELTIC FORUMS ...

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:stev
Date:Thursday October 11 2012
Time: 4:17PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Celtic Articles

Good to be back - Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers said it was good to return from the winter break with a comfortable victory against Brechin City in the Scottish Cup.

Celtic 5 Brechin City 0

Holders Celtic eased through in the Scottish Cup with a comfortable 5-0 victory against Championship strugglers Brechin City at Celtic Park.

Winger James Forrest gave them an instant lead and Scott Sinclair soon added to that following slack defensive work.

Further goals were to arrive for the dominant hosts after the break from Olivier Ntcham, Dedryck Boyata and Odsonne Edouard.

Sinclair's cut-back on just two minutes had earlier witnessed Forrest opening the scoring while

Stats: Celtic v Brechin City

All the stats from Celtic (5) vs (0) Brechin City, Celtic Park, Sat 20th Jan 3.00pm Att: 24,879

Team Line-Ups: Celtic v Brechin City

Team line-ups for Celtic v Brechin City in the Scottish Cup fourth round at Celtic Park (kick-off 3.00pm).

Celtic Archived Articles

Vital Celtic articles from

Site Journalists

stev
Editor email
Profile
TicV
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Was Brendan Rodgers the right choice?
Suggested By: Vital Celtic
Yes97%
No3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Celtic Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.wee_od_885
2.NoshowJones1
Vital Football Comment