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Cole may be out for rest of season with knee injury

Published 01/02/2007

Chelsea's Ashley Cole could be forced to spend the rest of the season on the sidelines after suffering what appeared to be a serious knee injury last night.

The defender suffered the injury just after the half-time break in his side's 3-0 Premiership win over Blackburn.

Manager Jose Mourinho said afterwards that the knock appeared serious as the 26-year-old was unable to walk.

"We will have to wait a couple of days before we know what it is, but this kind of injury normally ends in surgery, so I fear the worst," he said.

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