Date:Tuesday January 10 2006
The Scottish international is set to line up for the reserves tonight against local rivals Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium.
Kyle has been out for 18 months and undergone surgery twice in that time in an attempt to sort out a hip cartilage problem. The striker last played for the reserves last April when he scored 8 goals in 2 games before a recurrence of the injury meant the striker feared for his career.
The big striker is not everyone's cup of tea at Sunderland but it cannot be argued that his presence in the team would add strength up front and cause defenders problems, and boss Mick McCarthy will be hoping he makes a swift and successful recovery.
It's not all good news on the injury front however, as Northern Ireland international George McCartney has suffered a setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury.
It was hoped he would also take part in reserve team action this month but after this current setback it is feared he may not play at all this season. The full back has been a huge loss this season, his partnership on the left flank with Julio Arca one of Sunderland's most potent attacking threat last term.
Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or to join in the debates on the forum.
Go on, get vitalled!
Dean Is Back! (Thursday November 26 2015)
Defoe Gets The Ok To Face Potters (Tuesday November 24 2015)
Sam Would Have Kept Striker (Tuesday November 24 2015)
Bridcutt Could Possibly Leave, The Rest Will Stay. (Tuesday November 24 2015)
Stats: Palace v Black Cats (Monday November 23 2015)
Crystal Palace vs Sunderland: Team Sheet (Monday November 23 2015)
Allardyce Predicts Big Future For Watmore (Monday November 23 2015)
Defence Needs Work Says Allardyce (Monday November 23 2015)
Sunderland Linked With Dutch Freebie? (Sunday November 22 2015)
The Sunderland Injury Table Updated (Friday November 20 2015)
|19. AFC Bournemouth||13||2||3||8||-13||9|
|20. Aston Villa||13||1||2||10||-14||5|
» Liverpool : 26/11/2015 22:02:00
|Buzz on the Spot - Juventus v City - The aftermath
» Man City : 26/11/2015 20:45:00
|Pellegrini & Toure On Juventus Loss
» Man City : 26/11/2015 20:36:00
|Ulloa Talks Manchester United
» Leicester City : 26/11/2015 19:35:01
|Davis Extends Fleetwood Spell
» Leicester City : 26/11/2015 19:30:01