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Wigan Athletic's Australian goalkeeper John Filan will miss the rest of the season after undergoing a hernia operation. He will miss the Portsmouth and Arsenal games but should be back in time for pre-season training.

Mike Pollitt will continue in goal with coach Gary Walsh, being the only other senior goalkeeper available, on the bench if fit.




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Date:Tuesday April 25 2006

Time: 6:58PM

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Crikey !! Leaves you a bit short should anything happen to the keeper.
FEn_100
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26/04/2006 08:10:00

theres always the emergency signing thing that you get if all your keepers become injured, but youve only got two matches to go any way, youll be fine
vertigo_red
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26/04/2006 09:50:00

Plus if Wigan lose to Pompey, Brummie Brucie will blame someone or something anyway, so it may as well be a 2nd string goalkeeper. Congrats to Wigan, youve done exceptional this season and shut all the footy pundits up. As a Pompey fan i hope you lose on Saturday, but im behind you to beat Arsenal on the last day and upset there season too. All the best
Terence
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26/04/2006 12:16:00

" its a shame hes injured but i feel pollit is a more competent keeper."
millers4eva
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26/04/2006 15:14:00

terence is spot on, bruce will blame filan now!
paultsmouth
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26/04/2006 19:51:00

If Pompey stay up who cares what Bruce says. He is probably thinking of his own skin anyway. Bruce the Goose I say.
pompeygray
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27/04/2006 08:17:00

Goosey gander going down? To be fair, he was quite magnanimous once the result was known.
FEn_100
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02/05/2006 15:27:00

Goosey gander going down? To be fair, he was quite magnanimous once the result was known.
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