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  • "not one for losing faith but the last two games don't actually fill me with great confidence that we're going anywhere near the playoffs soon.

    A lot of work needed on the field and Murphy needs to be retired from duty.. though at the moment it seems even with a squad our size we struggle when a few players are out. which begs the question, what are players like Nunes doing if we aren't willing to play them??"
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Olsson facing month on the sidelines

First published in Sport Lancashire Telegraph: Photograph of the Author by , Blackburn Rovers reporter

MARTIN Olsson looks set to be out of action for at least a month after suffering a freak training ground injury on Friday.

Rovers' Swedish international missed this afternoon's draw at home to Leeds after taking a ball to the eye yesterday, with Appleton revealing he could be facing a month on the sidelines.

Colin Kazim-Richards will have a scan on Monday after limping out of this afternoon's clash with an ankle injury, with Dickson Etuhu and Lee Williamson already ruled out for the next month at least.

Rovers struggled to create too much this afternoon as they remain seven points adrift of the Championship top six.

Manager Michael Appleton, said: "I thought it was a good game to watch and a good game to be involved in, even though the scoreline didn't suggest that.

"It was two teams going toe to toe and hammer and tongs against each other and there were chances for both sides.

"It was a game both teams wanted to win but ultimately both had to settle for a draw.

"I thought we were good in possession at times and looked a threat. I thought we looked much sharper than we did in midweek."

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