Bridges injury woe

Last updated : 12 December 2002 By The Gas Man
The United striker limped off after just six minutes of the third round, second leg tie at Elland Road with what was later diagnosed as a ruptured Achilles tendon.

The 24-year-old was starting only his second game this season, having been out for almost two years with ankle and knee injuries and now faces another lengthy spell on the sidelines.