Dover Athletic sweating on defender Tyrone Sterling's fitness for last day clash with Bromley
by Kevin Redsull
Dover Athletic go into
their final league game of the season at Bromley on Saturday with a
worry over Tyrone Sterling.
The centre-half, who has proved
highly dependable since joining Whites soon after Chris Kinnear’s
arrival at Crabble in January, took a blow on the foot at Staines
on Tuesday which left him limping after the game.
Kinnear said: "It was quite a
nasty tackle and Tyrone was limping when he got off the coach after
the trip home.
"But, knowing the sort of boy he
is, Tyrone will want to play if it’s at all possible on Saturday
and hopefully he will be ok."
Kinnear is already without Steve
Thomson and Lloyd Harrington, who both start three-match
suspensions at the weekend and will, therefore, miss the play-off
On the plus side, midfielder
Dean Rance will return to the squad at Bromley after completing his
Kinnear added: "We know Bromley
won’t be easy because they are one of those teams who, on their
day, can beat anybody. They won’t be under any pressure now they
are safe from relegation.
"It’s also a bit of a local
derby but we will be going there looking to win."
Meanwhile, midfielder Barry Cogan
(pictured) underwent an operation to have a pin inserted in
his damaged shoulder on Monday.
Kinnear said: "Apparently the operation went well and
Barry should be fully right for next season, which is good
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