Bramble Doubtful

Last updated : 10 March 2005 By Craig Hope (website editor)

Would be a huge miss
The in-form centre back trained away from the first team squad last night with United physio Paul Ferris.

It will be a concern for Graeme Souness given that our recent resurgence owes much to the defensive pairing of Jean-Alain Boumsong and Bramble.

With Boumsong cup-tied, the prospect of also losing the former Ipswich Town defender could prove decisive in the outcome of the tie.

Meanwhile, Shola Ameobi sat out of last night’s session with a hip injury.