Webber makes comeback to pitch

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Portsmouth striker Danny Webber is back on the training pitch - almost a year to the day since he suffered a serious knee injury.

The 29-year-old ruptured his cruciate ligament at Tottenham 12 months ago but can finally see a light at the end of the tunnel and hopes to be back in action before the end of the season.


"It's a big relief getting out there on a pitch again," said Webber. "I hadn't played football for nearly 12 months, so I loved every minute."

He added: "Even so I'm still trying to step it up slowly as my main concern through the whole process has been taking each day as it comes, making sure I was okay to return.

"It was always important to be back when I felt right, and I do now. I was never looking to cut any corners, because it was a big injury. But now I'm simply aiming to stay fit.

"Any minutes I get on the pitch in a competitive game between now and the end of the season will be tremendous."

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