Writer: Gary Johnson
Date:Monday March 7 2011
Sunderland AFC were handed another injury boost by seeing captain Cattermole return back to training.
Cattermole, who was skipper before his latest back injury, will be looking to keep a clean bill of health in the last run of fixtures for his new club.
Cattermole has only played 18 times this season, mostly due to a few red cards but also a lot has to do with niggly injuries for the English terrier.
Bruce is over the moon to see not only Welbeck and Campbell return soon but also his enforcer in the centre.
Bruce said: ''We know it's a back injury and we were worried it would turn into a stress fracture.
'That was the biggest worry and that's why he had to have complete rest, which he has done.
'The remit was that we had to give him six to eight weeks off to make sure it didn't turn into a stress fracture, and that's what we have done.
'He was in and around jogging last week and we hope that's now okay with the rest he has had.
'What happened in the past was he got a serious knee injury and then unfortunately, picked up another knock, and then a hamstring related to his back.
'But this was a whack on his back and we were worried that there was bone bruising.
'We were advised by specialists that that could turn into a stress fracture if he kept on playing, so we took him away from it and protected him.'
Date:Monday March 7 2011
Winger Believes Cats Did Well To Draw (Monday September 15 2014)
Poyet Looking Forward To First Win (Sunday September 14 2014)
Stats: Sunderland v Tottenham (Saturday September 13 2014)
Team News: Sunderland vs Tottenham (Saturday September 13 2014)
Coates and Alvarez Set To Star At S-o-L. (Friday September 12 2014)
Altidore Warns About The Threat Of Tottenham. (Friday September 12 2014)
Tottenham Duo Set To Debut At S-o-L. (Friday September 12 2014)
Craig Pawson in Charge Sunderland v Spurs (Thursday September 11 2014)
Coates Cant Wait To Work With Poyet. (Wednesday September 3 2014)
Black Cats Sign Argentine Winger (Monday September 1 2014)
|12. Leicester City||4||1||2||1||-1||5|
|13. West Ham||4||1||1||2||-1||4|
|17. Crystal Palace||4||0||2||2||-3||2|
|Everton showed clinical touch
» Everton : 19/09/2014 10:13:00
|Vital Preview: West Ham United vs. Liverpool
» Liverpool : 19/09/2014 09:00:00
|United Target is Staying in Milan!
» Man Utd : 19/09/2014 07:48:00
|Only Fools and Donkeys!
» Spurs : 19/09/2014 07:41:00
|3cm That Is Your Lot!
» Chelsea : 19/09/2014 07:39:00