UK time is: 19:13:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Fletcher undergoes surgery on injured ankle

Striker Steven Fletcher has undergone surgery on the ankle he injured during Scotland's 2-1 defeat by Wales last month.

Fletcher, 26, was withdrawn after just a few minutes of Scotland's World Cup 2014 qualifying defeat by Wales and declared out for the remainder of the season shortly after.

On Monday the former Wolverhampton Wanderers striker underwent surgery on his ankle and whilst no offical timescale for his recovery has been set, it is hoped he will be fit to begin the new campaign in August.

Surgery had been hoped to be a last resort, with rest and recuperation the initial plan.

Still the Black Cat's top-scorer with 11 Premier League goals, despite missing the last three games, Fletcher has been greatly missed up front since sustaining the ankle problem.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: safc123 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 18 2013

Time: 11:22AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Advocaat Is A Tactical Genius. (Monday April 27 2015)

Dick's View (Audio) (Sunday April 26 2015)

Billy Jones In Confident Mood (Sunday April 26 2015)

Advocaat Left Feeling Indifferent. (Sunday April 26 2015)

Boss Looking For Two Wins (Sunday April 26 2015)

Stats: Stoke City v Black Cats (Saturday April 25 2015)

Team Sheet: Stoke v Sunderland (Saturday April 25 2015)

Johnson Allowed To Play At Stoke (Friday April 24 2015)

Archived Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

List All Vital Sunderland Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Newcastle 34 9 8 17 -21 35
15. Aston Villa 34 8 8 18 -22 32
16. Hull City 33 7 10 16 -14 31
17. Leicester City 33 8 7 18 -16 31
18. Sunderland 33 5 15 13 -23 30
19. Q.P.R. 34 7 6 21 -21 27
20. Burnley 34 5 11 18 -26 26

Breaking League News

Hull v Liverpool - Team Sheets
Hull City : 28/04/2015 19:06:00
Something to Mull Over!
Chelsea : 28/04/2015 18:28:00
USA Pre-Season Tour Update
Man Utd : 28/04/2015 17:59:00
Hammers Linked with French Striker
West Ham : 28/04/2015 17:53:00
Hernandez in Swap Deal
Man Utd : 28/04/2015 17:48:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

5 games: Southampton h, Everton a, Leicester h, Arsenal a, Chelsea a. how many points?
Suggested By:  
none 1%
one 0%
two 25%
three 8%
four 25%
five 25%
six 16%
seven 0%
eight 0%
more 0%