Dover Athletic keeper Mitch Walker overcomes sickness to take place in Whites line-up for Welling United clash
by Kevin Redsull
Goalkeeper Mitch Walker has become the
latest victim of the stomach bug which has hit several Whites’
players in recent weeks.
Walker (pictured) was close to pulling
out of last Saturday’s game with Welling and the illness also
prevented him from training on Tuesday night.
Manager Chris Kinnear said: "Mitch
rang me when he was driving to Crabble on Saturday to say that he
might have to turn back and go home because he was feeling unwell
but I asked him to try and make it if he could.
We were half-expecting him to drop out
during the (pre-match) warm-up and so Lee Hook was on stand-by.
"We are just hoping now that Mitch
will shake it off in time to be able to make the trip to Weston (on
Kinnear is also waiting for the results of an X-ray which
midfielder Daryl McMahon has undergone on his injured foot.
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