Was Nolan's Tackle THAT Bad?

Last updated : 23 February 2009 By Footy Mad - Editor
Nolan got a straight red for the x-rated challenge, and Anichebe will be examined on Monday to discover the severity of his injury.

Victor Anichebe: "I've never felt as much pain in my life.

"I thought I'd broken my leg.

"I couldn't even look down, to be fair. It was a terrible tackle but I don't think he really meant it, he came and said sorry. But what can you do?

"I felt so much pain. Now it's not too bad. It's not as bad as I first thought anyway, but I'm feeling a bit of pain in my knee and the back of my calf and down my shin so we'll see how it is.

"I've always thought to myself I'll never get injured for a long period of time.

"When it happened I thought, that's me, that's my time, but luckily I've got strong legs anyway, and if that was anyone else, their leg would have snapped in two.

"I suppose I'm lucky to come out not as bad anyway, so I'll get a scan on Monday and see how it is. Hopefully everything is all right."