Date: 15th April 2008 at 6:18pm
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Owen Coyle has stated that Kyle Lafferty will miss the last three matches of this season after going down with suspected appendicitis and having his appendix removed after the diagnosis was confirmed.

‘Kyle was rushed to hospital on Sunday night with suspected appendicitis, which it was.,the gaffer confirmed

‘He has had to have it removed and he will be out now for four or five weeks, which means his season is over.’

The problem first started troubling the Northern Ireland International following the weekend defeat to Sheffield United.

Stan Varga will also miss the last three matches after injections in his foot have still proved unsuccessful.