My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Man City's Richards forced to sidelines

Manchester City defender Micah Richards is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after a cartilage operation on his right knee.

The 20-year-old travelled to London with club physiotherapist Ally Beattie for surgery, and he will be out for 'a matter of weeks'.

The injury is a recurrence of the one that prevented him from playing against Sheffield United and Derby County earlier this year.

Club doctor Mark Whitaker told his club's official website: "The operation has been successful, and Micah will begin a rehabilitation programme at Carrington starting tomorrow.

"The medical team will monitor his progress over the coming days and weeks."

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?