Twellman to have surgery, Ralston also sidelined

Twellman to have surgery, Ralston also sidelined

MLS- New England Revolution

Twellman to have surgery, Ralston also sidelined

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New England Revolution forward Taylor Twellman’s unhappy year got a touch more miserable this week as test revealed that Twellman will need arthroscopic knee surgery on his right knee to repair a torn medial meniscus suffered during training. The surgery could sideline him between four to six weeks.

The Revs will also be without midfielder Steve Ralston, who suffered a dislocated shoulder in the second half of New England’s 3-0 win against Houston on Saturday. He is also expected to miss extended time. Just how long will be determined by an examination on Wednesday.

The injuries put a damper on the Revs impressive start to the current season and cuts deeply into the modest depth New England was enjoying.

New England travels to Chicago to play the Fire at Toyota Park on Thursday (ESPN2, 7:30pm).

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