Charlton boss Lee Bowyer reveals details of Alfie Doughty’s injury – “It doesn’t look good at all”

BY LOUIS MENDEZ

Charlton’s worst fears have come true as Alfie Doughty is set for a spell on the side-lines with a hamstring injury.

The 20-year-old, who was the subject of approaches from Scottish side Celtic during the summer transfer window, was withdrawn midway through the second-half of Saturday’s win at Northampton.

Boss Lee Bowyer had hoped the knock may have just been a bit of cramp but confirmed after Tuesday’s 2-0 win over Oxford that the academy graduate is set for a long spell out.

Bowyer said: “It doesn’t look good at all. I’m not going to go into too much detail but from what I understand, he’s going to be out for a while.

“I don’t know how long but it’s not good. Obviously, he was running flat out in the game on the weekend and someone nudged him in the back.

“It’s quite similar to that Stephy Mavididi. Do you remember when Stephy was here and the fella gave him a nudge from behind.

“He ended up doing his hamstring then. It’s quite similar to that, he was in his full stride and the fella has nudged him. His body tried to adjust and that’s how he’s done it.”

PHOTO: KYLE ANDREWS


Please support your local paper by making a donation

 

 

Please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ


Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing recently: “A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.

So if you have enjoyed reading this story, and if you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can buy our newspaper or make a donation, which will allow us to continue to bring stories like this one to you both in print and online.

Everyone at the South London Press thanks you for your continued support.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *