Galaxy Striker Buddle Out for a Month

He just tweeted his latest injury.

Buddle has started just eight MLS games this season because of a succession of injuries.

He apparently suffered the injury in the first 15 minutes of last Sunday’s AC Milan friendly and was subbed out.

Updated:

Despite what Edson tweeted, the official diagnosis is sprained right foot. And there’s no time line on his return, so it’s unclear if he will actually be out a month.

BTW: Alecko Eskandarian does have a broken nose; Dema Kovalenko trained all week – yet to be determined is whether he’s fit enough to play against Kansas City this weekend.

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  • The Wolf

    Thanks for the update Nick. Tough break for Edson after that long recovery from the quad injury.

    Any word on Alecko’s status?

    Nick replies: Checking.

  • Ben

    That is bad news, get well soon Edson!

  • Anon

    Re Alecko, it was reported on another forum that he twittered he had a broken nose, but should be able to continue to play. I guess he won’t be heading the ball much, but that was never his game. I expect we’ll see Gordon take care of those tasks.

  • Ben

    oh cr#p not Alecko too…

    He has been excellent (movement, opening spaces and goalscoring wise) since joining from the other team…

  • Limey

    Holy cow we have to watch that cart horse Gordon again? I knew we should have traded him after he scored against AC Milan.