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Jermaine Jones set to undergo surgery for sports hernia

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Jermaine Jones wrapped up his duties with the U.S. Men’s National Team by playing a full 90 minutes against Panama Sunday, but the New England Revolution midfielder will have to wait a few weeks before rejoining his club team.

Jones announced via Instagram on Monday that he is set to undergo surgery and that recovery time is set to be “a couple of weeks.”

A representative from the Revs told SBI that Jones will undergo surgery on a sports hernia in Los Angeles on Tuesday and that a timeline on recovery should be clarified shortly after the procedure.

“Tomorrow’s my surgery,” Jones said, “so I’ll be out for a couple weeks but then get back sharp. Thanks again for yesterday. It was amazing. Big support in LA. Thank you, guys.”

Jones appeared as a centerback in both of the U.S. Men’s National Team’s recent friendlies and went a full 90 minutes in both games. The 33-year-old midfielder joined the Revs last August and was a key cog in the Revs postseason run that saw the club fall in December’s MLS Cup final.

The Revs are now training for the preseason Foxborough, Massachusetts following a two-week camp in Arizona ending last week.

The Revs kickoff the regular season March 8 on the road against the Seattle Sounders.


What do you make of Jones’ announcement? Think this will affect his preseason preparations?

Share your thoughts below.


  1. When did the injury occur, or when was it diagnosed? Seems weird that he was fine to play for JK, giving plenty of time for him to get used to center back, but now that it is time to go back to his employer, he is having the surgery. Maybe it happend this last week, and they figured a couple days wouldn’t be a problem, but it seems like his priority should be to the team that is paying him.

  2. These are not like the Hernia’s of our youth. Two small cuts, in goes a mesh, out of the hospital as soon as you wake up. I had one of these and was playing a week later. I hope this is the same thing

  3. Are the Revs training outdoors in Foxborough?? The Boston area has supposedly had something like 75 inches of snow in the last two weeks! They must have an indoor practice facility.


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