Birmingham striker James McFadden will miss the next two games after completing keyhole surgery on his knee on the morning of his side´s 2-1 Barclays Premier League defeat at Reading.

Scotland striker McFadden was out of the Madejski Stadium clash and will also sit out upcoming clashes with Manchester City and Wigan.

Blues manager Alex McLeish said: "James had a small tear in his knee. He had keyhole surgery and we´ll miss him for two more matches."

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