Spurs ace to miss Panathinaikos and Everton clashes after injury against Fulham

18:21 01 December 2012


Tottenha's Gareth Bale. Photo credit: Nigel French/EMPICS


Gareth Bale is expected to be out of action for up to two weeks after suffering a hamstring injury during Tottenham’s 3-0 win over Fulham, manager Andre Villas-Boas has confirmed.

Bale hobbled off in the second half of the London derby after falling awkwardly following a shot at goal.

Spurs fans feared their star winger could be set for a long-term layoff, but Villas-Boas played down those concerns after the match.

The Tottenham manager also lost Michael Dawson during the game due to a hamstring injury, but he could be fit for next weekend’s game at Everton.

“Both Bale and Dawson have suffered hamstring muscle injuries,” the Spurs boss said in his post-match press conference.

“One looks more serious than the other although both are controllable.

“With muscle injuries it’s very difficult but it might keep him out for one to weeks. Dawson a little bit less.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
2 3 4 5 6

Latest Fulham news

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Fulham manager Kit Symons (Steve Paston/PA Wire)

Despite saying I’d be happy with a point before the Charlton fixture, I can’t help but feel deflated after losing a 2-0 lead at the Valley in the last ten minutes.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Tom Cairney and Jordan Cousins

It has been a frantic start to the Championship season with the four London clubs all possibly feeling under-pressure already. Here is our team of the season so far.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal looks dejected after the second Dinamo Zagreb goal  (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Depression and mental health problems in football are widespread with more than a third of players reporting symptoms, according to new research.

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Fulham manager Kit Symons (Steve Paston/PA Wire)

Fulham manager Kit Symons, who seems incapable of ending his team’s inconsistent form, criticised his players for the “galling” way they failed to retain their two-goal lead against Charlton.

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Charlton Athletic's Johnnie Jackson celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game (Steve Paston/PA Wire)

Guy Luzon praised Johnnie Jackson for inspiring Charlton’s comeback in the 2-2 draw with Fulham and said he hopes the captain will put his injury problems behind him.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Line-Up Events


You'll be stocked up on toiletries  for a while!

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more.

Read more
You could be splashing the cash at Topshop!

Just imagine what you could do with £1,000 to spend at Topshop.

Read more

Latest Tech News