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Phil Jones

23-Year-Old Defender     Manchester United  Premier


England

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  5/2/2015
Birthdate:  February 21, 1992    
Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  159 lbs    

April 24, 2015    Phil Jones News

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Jones (ankle) has been ruled out for Manchester United's match against Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday.

Jones also missed last weekend's match against Chelsea due to the ailment, and his second consecutive absence could lead to another start for Paddy McNair.

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April 17, 2015

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Jones (ankle) has been ruled out for Saturday's match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Jones' injury comes at a terrible time for United, who will also be without Jonny Evans (suspension), Marcos Rojo (abdomen), Daley Blind (ankle) and Michael Carrick (calf). With all the absences, Paddy McNair and Tyler Blackett could be thrust into the starting XI against a very powerful Chelsea attack, albeit one without Diego Costa (hamstring).

February 28, 2015

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Jones was held out of Saturday's match against Sunderland because of an illness, according to the Daily Mirror.

Jones missed out on a solid clean sheet opportunity, but the illness isn't considered serious, and he could return Wednesday against Newcastle.

February 21, 2015

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Jones (ankle) is in the starting XI for Saturday's match against Swansea.

Jones has dealt with the ankle injury for about 10 days, but he was cleared to play after returning to full training his week. He'll be joined in defense by Paddy McNair, Marcos Rojo and Luke Shaw.

February 20, 2015

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Jones (ankle) is fit to face Swansea City on Saturday, manager Louis van Gaal confirmed Friday.

Jones has been a pretty regular starter when he's fit, so it's entirely possible that he could be back in the starting XI, possible in a back line with Marcos Rojo and Chris Smalling.

February 11, 2015

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Jones suffered a knee injury during Wednesday's match against Burnley, manager Louis van Gaal confirmed after the game.

Jones came off just four minutes into the match, replaced by Chris Smalling who went on to score twice. It's unclear how long Jones will be sidelined, though van Gaal indicated it would not be a short absence.

February 11, 2015

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Jones suffered an ankle injury and had to come off in the fifth minute of Wednesday's match against Burnley.

Chris Smalling replaced Jones and then scored on his first touch of the game. Jones will undergo scans to determine the severity of the injury.

January 17, 2015

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Jones had a game-high 12 clearances, as well as three interceptions and one tackle during Manchester United's 2-0 win over QPR on Saturday.

Jones got the start with Jonny Evans and Marcos Rojo in a three-man back line, though Evans was taken off less than an hour into the match. Jones continues to be a vital piece of the Man U defense and should continue to start as long as he's fit.