More News

  • Follow us on:

Ruddy ready for key Villa clash

2013-05-02 17:33:01, Views: 28, ClubCall

Ruddy ready for key Villa clash

Norwich manager Chris Hughton must decide whether to hand goalkeeper John Ruddy his long-awaited return to action this weekend.

The 26-year-old, who made his single England appearance last year, has not featured for the Canaries since the draw at Everton on November 24 after needing surgery on a torn muscle in his thigh.

However, after stepping up his rehabilitation in recent weeks with a couple of matches for the Under-21s side, Hughton revealed Ruddy is "fit and available" for the visit of Aston Villa on Saturday.

"What we are conscious of is he has been out for a long time, but John has had a period of training now and has played some development games, so we will make the decisions in house," said Hughton.

"Also, I have to think about Mark Bunn, who overall has done very well for us.

"I have to consider all of those things, but I am very conscious of where John is at this moment."


match previews

match reports

Bet of the day

free bet offers

betting news


Will Lukaku score more goals for Man Utd than Rooney will for Everton?

Clubcall poll vote
73.94 %
26.06 %
Total votes: 1416

Norwich Latest Signing

Norwich Most Expensive