The official website for European football

Bolton face up to Campo loss

Published: Monday 30 January 2006, 17.09CET
Bolton Wanderers FC's Spanish midfielder Iván Campo could sit out the rest of the campaign after breaking a foot for the second time this season.
Published: Monday 30 January 2006, 17.09CET

Bolton face up to Campo loss

Bolton Wanderers FC's Spanish midfielder Iván Campo could sit out the rest of the campaign after breaking a foot for the second time this season.

Bolton Wanderers FC midfielder Iván Campo could sit out the rest of the campaign after breaking a foot for the second time this season.

'Very serious'
The former Real Madrid CF and Spain player sustained the injury in a challenge with Arsenal FC's Vassiriki Abou Diaby during Bolton's 1-0 FA Cup fourth-round defeat of the holders on Saturday. Bolton manager Sam Allardyce said: "Iván is more than likely to be omitted from the team until the end of the season because of that injury. The outcome is very serious for him and for ourselves."

Marseille tie
The 31-year-old Campo also broke a foot in training in September, forcing him out for two months. "It is as bad, if not worse than the other injury. It is the same foot but on the big toe area rather than the little toe," added Allardyce, who has reinforced his midfield with another Spaniard, Oscar Pérez. The 24-year-old arrives on a free transfer having been released by Spanish third division outfit Córdoba CF. Bolton play Olympique de Marseille in the UEFA Cup Round of 32 next month.

Last updated: 31/01/06 11.55CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=390188.html#bolton+face+campo+loss

UEFA.com features

Saving grace: Europe's favourite goalkeepers
  • Saving grace: Europe's favourite goalkeepers
  • Argentinian strikers making a mark in Europe
  • Isaac Kiese Thelin, Sweden's forward on the rise
  • 'Restless Rudi': the world's most-travelled coach
  • Paris coach Benstiti shows Glasgow respect
  • Italy's Rugani keeping his feet on the ground
  • Real Madrid's Ballon d'Or winners
  • Cristiano Ronaldo's 2014 in photos
  • From the Youth League to the Champions League
  • Gerrard joins Europe's North American pioneers
1 of 10
 
  • © 1998-2015 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.