Spurs boss explains Scott Parker’s absence against Blackburn

15:54 29 April 2012

Scott Parker (left) battles with Chelsea

Scott Parker (left) battles with Chelsea's Frank Lampard

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The midfielder has an Achilles injury

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has revealed the Scott Parker has been ruled out of the game with Blackburn with an Achilles injury.

The 31-year-old has been a vital player for Spurs in recent weeks and the manager was not going to risk the midfielder.

“He’s got a sore Achilles,” Redknapp told Sky Sports.

“He trained yesterday and it was sore.

“Achilles injuries are dangerous. If it snapped it could be the end. It’s too sore to play.”

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