Exclusive: Lyle Taylor an injury doubt for Doncaster – as Charlton suffer Lewis Page injury setback

BY RICHARD CAWLEY

Charlton Athletic have an injury doubt over Lyle Taylor for Saturday’s home game against Doncaster Rovers – with left-back Lewis Page’s expected comeback knocked back by another MONTH.

Striker Taylor is struggling with a stomach muscle issue.

Left-back Page has been out since early October with a groin problem and was due to be back in the next fortnight.

“Pagey went for a second scan and he has still got something wrong in that area,” said Addicks boss Lee Bowyer. “So now it is going to be another four weeks and if the issue has gone then it will be another two weeks to get him fit and back training.

“So we are looking at six weeks instead of two.

“It is what it is, we can’t change it.”

Charlton Athletic’s Lewis Page injury

The absence of Taylor would be a further setback for Charlton.

“He is just really tight in and around the stomach area,” said Bowyer. “He is going for a scan now.

“He is definitely touch and go.”

Taylor is on four bookings and one more would see him serve a one-match ban.

“He has been in that situation for four or five games now,” said Bowyer. “But the most important thing is trying to get him out there Saturday. We are Saturday-Tuesday next week and then the Pompey game has been pushed back. If he could get though Saturday-Tuesday then that would be good. But we won’t know until the scan.”


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Your email address will not be published.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 *