Ever­ton want derby win for Cole­man

New Straits Times - - Sport -

LON­DON: Ever­ton cap­tain Phil Jagielka said yes­ter­day his side will be espe­cially fired-up to win this week­end’s Mersey­side derby against Liver­pool af­ter a hor­rific in­jury suf­fered by team-mate Sea­mus Cole­man on in­ter­na­tional duty.

Repub­lic of Ire­land de­fender Cole­man is set to be side­lined for months af­ter un­der­go­ing an op­er­a­tion on leg bones bro­ken as a re­sult of a tackle by Neil Tay­lor of Wales, who was sent off for the chal­lenge, in last week’s goal­less World Cup qual­i­fier in Dublin

Jagielka hopes to speak to Cole­man ahead of Satur­day’s short trip to Liver­pool’s An­field ground – a venue where Ever­ton have not won since 1999.

Just three days af­ter the derby clash, Ever­ton face Manchester United at Old Traf­ford and Jagielka told ever­ton.tv on Tues­day: “We’ll all be think­ing about him and, come Satur­day and Tues­day, I’m sure he’ll have the

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