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Andy Carroll

26-Year-Old Forward     West Ham United  Premier


England

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  January 6, 1989    Birthplace:  Gateshead, England
Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  168 lbs    

April 2, 2015    Andy Carroll News

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Carroll took a big step forward in his recovery from knee surgery this week by shedding his crutches and stepping up his rehab in the gym and in the pool, according to the Official Team Website.

The 26-year-old striker will be hard-pressed to make a return this season, as he is still primarily doing bike and pool work, but this is a positive sign nonetheless. Carroll will continue his rehabilitation in Dubai for the time being.

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Andy Carroll: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

March 12, 2015

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Carroll is progressing in his rehab following surgery on his damaged knee ligaments, according to the Official Team Website.

Carroll suffered the injury on Feb. 11 against Southampton and is still not walking normally, despite his progress. Expect him to be sidelined for the foreseeable future.

February 13, 2015

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Carroll is scheduled to have surgery on his injured left knee next week, and he is expected to miss the rest of the season, the BBC reports.

Carroll initially suffered the injury back in January, but he returned to fitness and was came on as a second-half sub Wednesday against Southampton. However, he re-injured his knee but could not come off the pitch, as the Hammers had already used their three subs. It's another hit to a player that has been injury-plagued for the last few years. Enner Valencia and Diafra Sakho will continue to lead the attack in Carroll's absence.

February 11, 2015

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Carroll re-injured his knee Wednesday against Southampton and could miss several weeks, the BBC reports. "He got kicked in the back of the knee and felt something wrong," manager Sam Allardyce said. "It's going to take longer this time because it's the same injury."

West Ham went down to 10 men in the second half and Carroll had to continue playing despite the ailment because the Hammers had already used all three subs. Enner Valencia and Diafra Sakho will continue to start up front in Carroll's absence.

February 11, 2015

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Carrol (ankle) will be on the bench for Wednesday's match at Southampton.

Carrol should be avoided Wednesday, but placement on the bench makes it promising that he'll be in the starting XI soon after recovering from injury.

February 10, 2015

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Manager Sam Allardyce said Tuesday that Carroll (ankle) will have a late fitness test before Wednesday's game against Southampton.

Carroll has been instrumental in the West Ham attack this season, playing well with both Diafra Sakho and Enner Valencia. If he's unable to pass fit, the latter two will start again.

February 2, 2015

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Carroll could be sidelined for up to two weeks because of an ankle injury suffered last Saturday against Liverpool, the Daily Mail reports.

Manager Sam Allardyce said Sunday that Carroll will get scans on the injury in the coming days to help determine the extent of the issue, but he appears highly unlikely to play Sunday against Manchester United. Enner Valencia could get the start up front with Carlton Cole, as Diafra Sakho may have to continue to sit due to issues with his absence from the Africa Cup of Nations.

February 1, 2015

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Carroll put one shot on target and played a forgettable 63 minutes Saturday against Liverpool before exiting with an apparent knee injury.

Carroll's late tackle on Emre Can included both insult and injury as he picked up a yellow card before limping off the field. While the injury is not believed to be serious, it is uncertain whether Carroll will be able to feature in Sunday's meeting with Manchester United.