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Injury Blow: Brisbane Roar Star Man Ruled Out Of FFA Cup Clash Against Adelaide United

Michael Theo won’t travel to Adelaide for his side’s FFA Cup Round of 16 clash.

Brisbane Roar’s chances of an FFA Cup quarter-final place have taken a blow with star goalkeeper Michael Theo ruled out Tuesday’s Round of 16 clash with Adelaide United through injury.

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Theo injured his wrist at training on Monday morning and didn’t travel with the squad as they flew to Adelaide for the match.

“Theo will stay behind he’s got a knock to his wrist and we’re not risking anybody in these games,” Brisbane manager Mike Mulvey said.

The former Norwich City and Melbourne Victory man’s absence means a probable debut for former England youth international Jamie Young who joined the club in the off-season from Hayes & Yeading United.

Brisbane will also be without Shane Stefanutto and Matt McKay, with Mulvey not taking a gamble on their fitness just three weeks out from the A-League season opener.

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