Bradford City fears for James Meredith

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: City full back James Meredith is "very ill" with glandular fever City full back James Meredith is "very ill" with glandular fever

James Meredith is suffering from glandular fever, Phil Parkinson revealed this afternoon.

And the City boss fears the left back, one of the best performers of the campaign, could possibly miss the rest of the season.

Meredith spent the weekend in hospital and Parkinson admitted: "We don't know how severe a strain it is, whether he is out for the season or just a few weeks.

"We're waiting to hear from the doctor but he's been in hospital because he is very ill."

Ryan Dickson arrived last week on loan from Southampton as cover.

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1:34pm Mon 14 Jan 13

rattusrattus says...

Get well soon James! Good job we signed Dickson.
Get well soon James! Good job we signed Dickson. rattusrattus

2:09pm Mon 14 Jan 13

Dancinfeet says...

Going to be a massive loss for the run in but more importantly hope he is back to full health soon. Get well soon James. Ps possible player of season so far.
Going to be a massive loss for the run in but more importantly hope he is back to full health soon. Get well soon James. Ps possible player of season so far. Dancinfeet

2:16pm Mon 14 Jan 13

bcfc1903 says...

Good luck James...you've been superb this season for BCFC...all the best mate....and get well soon!!!!!!!! from all Bradford City fans and especially the Carroll and Gaffey families.

**

We shout with pride....we'll never hide....Claret and Amber!!!!!
Good luck James...you've been superb this season for BCFC...all the best mate....and get well soon!!!!!!!! from all Bradford City fans and especially the Carroll and Gaffey families. ** We shout with pride....we'll never hide....Claret and Amber!!!!! bcfc1903

2:39pm Mon 14 Jan 13

lawsonio123 says...

Wishing you a speedy recovery James I am sure that goes for all the Fans Very Good Luck to you.
Wishing you a speedy recovery James I am sure that goes for all the Fans Very Good Luck to you. lawsonio123

3:00pm Mon 14 Jan 13

tyker2 says...

long job to get fit:look to the start of next season now for fitness to be proved
long job to get fit:look to the start of next season now for fitness to be proved tyker2

3:00pm Mon 14 Jan 13

tyker2 says...

long job to get fit:look to the start of next season now for fitness to be proved
long job to get fit:look to the start of next season now for fitness to be proved tyker2

4:27pm Mon 14 Jan 13

audal says...

I was going to post something different but having read about another injury/illness i feel the need to question the medical backing at the club, maybe i am wrong but we must be the worst team in the lower leagues to not overcome any problems. Good god man(sic) players played year in year out missing a hand full of games only(check the handbooks for the 50/60/70/80's) now it is three games and a cold and your out.
I was going to post something different but having read about another injury/illness i feel the need to question the medical backing at the club, maybe i am wrong but we must be the worst team in the lower leagues to not overcome any problems. Good god man(sic) players played year in year out missing a hand full of games only(check the handbooks for the 50/60/70/80's) now it is three games and a cold and your out. audal

4:40pm Mon 14 Jan 13

rattusrattus says...

audal wrote:
I was going to post something different but having read about another injury/illness i feel the need to question the medical backing at the club, maybe i am wrong but we must be the worst team in the lower leagues to not overcome any problems. Good god man(sic) players played year in year out missing a hand full of games only(check the handbooks for the 50/60/70/80's) now it is three games and a cold and your out.
A friend of mine had what Meredith is suffering from and had to take 6 months off work.So we'll be lucky to get him back this season.Fingers crossed for him!
[quote][p][bold]audal[/bold] wrote: I was going to post something different but having read about another injury/illness i feel the need to question the medical backing at the club, maybe i am wrong but we must be the worst team in the lower leagues to not overcome any problems. Good god man(sic) players played year in year out missing a hand full of games only(check the handbooks for the 50/60/70/80's) now it is three games and a cold and your out.[/p][/quote]A friend of mine had what Meredith is suffering from and had to take 6 months off work.So we'll be lucky to get him back this season.Fingers crossed for him! rattusrattus

4:49pm Mon 14 Jan 13

balbrigganfc says...

Lets hope he makes a speedy recovery, all the best Balbriggan FC
Lets hope he makes a speedy recovery, all the best Balbriggan FC balbrigganfc

6:07pm Mon 14 Jan 13

Pablo says...

A major blow. A very nasty illness to contract. It took my daughter two years to fully recover.

I recall Lee Sharpe suffering from it and he was never the same player again.

We've had terrible luck with illness and injuries and Meredith will be a big loss as he's been such a consistent performer. Let's hope he's got a mild strain and will be back before the season ends.
A major blow. A very nasty illness to contract. It took my daughter two years to fully recover. I recall Lee Sharpe suffering from it and he was never the same player again. We've had terrible luck with illness and injuries and Meredith will be a big loss as he's been such a consistent performer. Let's hope he's got a mild strain and will be back before the season ends. Pablo

8:19pm Mon 14 Jan 13

tinytoonster says...

its funny that this story as come out, i got told at the villa game that meredith and parky had fallen out and he would not play for them again this season?
the same guy told me andy gray was coming back before it happened and he usually gets a lot of info early.
Mmm, strange?
its funny that this story as come out, i got told at the villa game that meredith and parky had fallen out and he would not play for them again this season? the same guy told me andy gray was coming back before it happened and he usually gets a lot of info early. Mmm, strange? tinytoonster

9:01pm Mon 14 Jan 13

Birky_Neil says...

tinytoonster wrote:
its funny that this story as come out, i got told at the villa game that meredith and parky had fallen out and he would not play for them again this season?
the same guy told me andy gray was coming back before it happened and he usually gets a lot of info early.
Mmm, strange?
Well a friend of mine who knows Meredith said everytime he sees him he is drunk!
Maybe that's why Parky has fallen out with him!
Who knows but even if it is true the guy has been my favourite player so far this season.
Maybe he needs to look after himself some more as this virus is due to being run down.
Lee Sharpe had it and he was a right party boy at united.
[quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: its funny that this story as come out, i got told at the villa game that meredith and parky had fallen out and he would not play for them again this season? the same guy told me andy gray was coming back before it happened and he usually gets a lot of info early. Mmm, strange?[/p][/quote]Well a friend of mine who knows Meredith said everytime he sees him he is drunk! Maybe that's why Parky has fallen out with him! Who knows but even if it is true the guy has been my favourite player so far this season. Maybe he needs to look after himself some more as this virus is due to being run down. Lee Sharpe had it and he was a right party boy at united. Birky_Neil

10:22pm Mon 14 Jan 13

derrie-t- says...

Birky_Neil wrote:
tinytoonster wrote: its funny that this story as come out, i got told at the villa game that meredith and parky had fallen out and he would not play for them again this season? the same guy told me andy gray was coming back before it happened and he usually gets a lot of info early. Mmm, strange?
Well a friend of mine who knows Meredith said everytime he sees him he is drunk! Maybe that's why Parky has fallen out with him! Who knows but even if it is true the guy has been my favourite player so far this season. Maybe he needs to look after himself some more as this virus is due to being run down. Lee Sharpe had it and he was a right party boy at united.
talking about rumours, heard today from a friend who knows a bradford city physio that nahki is leaving to go to wolves, obviously i dont want to believe it and hope its absoute tripe but theres always that sinking feeling hm
[quote][p][bold]Birky_Neil[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: its funny that this story as come out, i got told at the villa game that meredith and parky had fallen out and he would not play for them again this season? the same guy told me andy gray was coming back before it happened and he usually gets a lot of info early. Mmm, strange?[/p][/quote]Well a friend of mine who knows Meredith said everytime he sees him he is drunk! Maybe that's why Parky has fallen out with him! Who knows but even if it is true the guy has been my favourite player so far this season. Maybe he needs to look after himself some more as this virus is due to being run down. Lee Sharpe had it and he was a right party boy at united.[/p][/quote]talking about rumours, heard today from a friend who knows a bradford city physio that nahki is leaving to go to wolves, obviously i dont want to believe it and hope its absoute tripe but theres always that sinking feeling hm derrie-t-

12:21am Tue 15 Jan 13

fatbloke says...

mcardle player of season for me or McHugh if he only earns whats I have been old, what a star
mcardle player of season for me or McHugh if he only earns whats I have been old, what a star fatbloke

1:31am Tue 15 Jan 13

Bradford1903 says...

Wishing James a speedy recovery.

If he is out for the rest of the season, then with Oliver already ruled out for the campaign, and Davies out long term, you start to feel we are cursed.

All in the same position as well, if there are 3 better defenders in this division, then I would like to see them.

As for the JPT then I would be quite happy to go out, as the last thing we need is another 2 legged tie.
Wishing James a speedy recovery. If he is out for the rest of the season, then with Oliver already ruled out for the campaign, and Davies out long term, you start to feel we are cursed. All in the same position as well, if there are 3 better defenders in this division, then I would like to see them. As for the JPT then I would be quite happy to go out, as the last thing we need is another 2 legged tie. Bradford1903

11:04am Tue 15 Jan 13

nowt fresh says...

tinytoonster wrote:
its funny that this story as come out, i got told at the villa game that meredith and parky had fallen out and he would not play for them again this season? the same guy told me andy gray was coming back before it happened and he usually gets a lot of info early. Mmm, strange?
So Bradford City are claiming he has a major medical problem that can potentially keep him out the rest of the season, when it's realy a tiff between player and manager, does anyone think Bradford City would have gone to press with the above glandular fever story when it could be dealt with internally..!!
[quote][p][bold]tinytoonster[/bold] wrote: its funny that this story as come out, i got told at the villa game that meredith and parky had fallen out and he would not play for them again this season? the same guy told me andy gray was coming back before it happened and he usually gets a lot of info early. Mmm, strange?[/p][/quote]So Bradford City are claiming he has a major medical problem that can potentially keep him out the rest of the season, when it's realy a tiff between player and manager, does anyone think Bradford City would have gone to press with the above glandular fever story when it could be dealt with internally..!! nowt fresh

11:40am Tue 15 Jan 13

tyker2 says...

what is the problem here?

: Australian, footballer, drink.?

fall out with Parky?

City lying about glandular fever?

goodness me the the conspirationalists are out in force today
what is the problem here? : Australian, footballer, drink.? fall out with Parky? City lying about glandular fever? goodness me the the conspirationalists are out in force today tyker2

5:31am Fri 18 Jan 13

AbbieBeautement says...

Actually; to still all rumours James has spent the past two weeks with an inability to stand, which immediately diminishes any chance of him being intoxicated. Furthermore, with high fever and strong symptoms of glandular fever he has been getting as much rest as possible, wishing for a speedy recovery. I should know- I'm the one looking after him.

What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.
Actually; to still all rumours James has spent the past two weeks with an inability to stand, which immediately diminishes any chance of him being intoxicated. Furthermore, with high fever and strong symptoms of glandular fever he has been getting as much rest as possible, wishing for a speedy recovery. I should know- I'm the one looking after him. What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth. AbbieBeautement

2:43pm Fri 18 Jan 13

nowt fresh says...

Well said AbbieBeautement, there really are some FOOLS on here..!! yes you know who you are.
Well said AbbieBeautement, there really are some FOOLS on here..!! yes you know who you are. nowt fresh

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