After featuring for England U21s over the summer, the 23-year-old was called up to the full national side for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers but Everton's new goalkeeper has returned to the club's own training facility to have treatment on the injury.
Pickford suffered the knock in the defeat at Chelsea on Sunday but was able to finish the game.
Meanwhile, Mason Holgate has also returned to Merseyside from the U21s camp — as a side note, former Blues midfielder Lee Carsley was announced as Aidy Boothroyd's assistant today — with an ankle injury presumably sustained in the same game.
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1 Posted 29/08/2017 at 15:59:45
2 Posted 29/08/2017 at 16:00:04
Sod's law, it would happen to one of our few consistent players to date.
Hopefully he'll be okay, by the time our next fixture.
Let's hope that's the last of the International injuries, but not the end our incomings/outgoings.
3 Posted 29/08/2017 at 16:24:59
4 Posted 29/08/2017 at 16:28:57
Bad news if he's out for any length of time.
Wasn't he out for a while last season also with Sunderland; hopefully not a recurring theme.
5 Posted 29/08/2017 at 17:32:52
6 Posted 29/08/2017 at 19:24:08
7 Posted 29/08/2017 at 19:52:30
Remember when there were screams to 'get rid' across the park when Mignolet was making errors; now, he is one of their most reliable performers, like Robles was proving to be.
8 Posted 29/08/2017 at 20:15:53
9 Posted 29/08/2017 at 20:37:03
I'd have a punt on him, proven PL, but not given enough run outs with the Arse.
10 Posted 29/08/2017 at 20:45:42
11 Posted 29/08/2017 at 20:57:45
12 Posted 29/08/2017 at 21:09:42
The biggest problem is that we are not playing with wide men. It's wingbacks, or inside forwards, simply because we don't have anyone with real pace, who likes to stay wide.
If we don't sign another forward, I would like us to try and play a balanced 4-4-2, or even a balanced 4-5-1, but please get away from the current system, because although it makes us harder to score against, it also makes us so much easier to play against, and is also very fucking boring to watch?
13 Posted 29/08/2017 at 22:38:26
So on that logic why the hell is Koeman getting paid so much to churn out boring football. I'm neither a fan or detractor of the manager, I simply don't know enough about football.
What I do know is the passion from this fan base is most of you seem unhappy, your fickle optimism at the beginning of the transfer window has been eroded by the boring football that has unfolded.
Let's see what the next few games bring, another season of dread when it comes to the derby and the likes or that elusive corner taken and we slowly make a long over due return to the top ourselfs..
Stay positive blue boys the wait can kill you..
14 Posted 29/08/2017 at 22:46:43
15 Posted 30/08/2017 at 01:27:11
16 Posted 30/08/2017 at 01:27:52
17 Posted 30/08/2017 at 08:48:35
18 Posted 30/08/2017 at 11:39:11
19 Posted 30/08/2017 at 20:10:04
Why go with an image of young Mr Pickford ?
I truly hope they are going to unearth a little miracle or two tomorrow otherwise are ample midfield are going to have a tough winter trying to claw back Roms goals.
I normally find the final day quite interesting but I'm nervous about tomorrow. I've got a bad feeling that we have missed the boat on a top striker and we will have to wait until January by which time we could be floundering mid table. I hope I'm wrong
20 Posted 30/08/2017 at 22:25:02
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