Fabian Schar injury history and updates

How often does Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar get injured? This post will look at the Fabian Schar injury history and updates on his most recent injury. 

Fabian Schar of Newcastle United (Photo by Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar via Getty Images)
Fabian Schar of Newcastle United (Photo by Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar via Getty Images) /
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How often does Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar get injured? This post will look at the Fabian Schar injury history and updates on his most recent injury. 

Fabian Schar injury history and updates

Fabian Schar hamstring injury, December 2023

It doesn't look great as Fabian Schar has been subbed off in the first half of our Premier League match against Fulham. It looks like a hamstring injury, to which Eddie Howe could take no further risk...

Fabian Schar concussion injury, February 2023

Fabian Schar missed a big match in the 2022-23 season away at the Etihad Stadium. It was a match the Magpies lost, with Jamaal Lascelles taking Schar’s place in the starting XI due to the Swiss international being concussed before the game. Luckily, he only missed one match.

Fabian Schar knee injury, February 2021

In a year which was bizarre for football due to the COVID-19 interval causing it to start late, Fabian Schar missed a large chunk of it. Three months of action for club and country was missed by the defender due to his knee injury. Eventually, he marked his return at the end of April of the same year, although he came off the bench against Arsenal to pick up a red card.

Fabian Schar virus infection, November 2020

Certainly the year for illnesses, unfortunately Fabian Schar was on the receiving end of a bad one. The Newcastle defender was ruled out for a month towards the festive period due to a virus infection. Ultimately, he returned to action on boxing day 2020, losing to Man City by a scoreline of 2-0.

Fabian Schar shoulder injury, July 2020

The 2019-20 season ended late due to COVID-19, with Fabian Schar feeling the effects of the interval by picking up a shoulder injury to end his season early. Heading into the 2020-21 season, the Swiss started it late, marking his return to action in the EFL Cup. Not a bad return to action, as he came off the bench against Newport to score in the penalty shootout.

It capped off a season plagued by injury.

Fabian Schar thigh muscle strain, January 2020

Back when things were normal, Schar unfortunately missed three matches for Newcastle due to s strain in his thigh. Ultimately, he returned to the bench towards the end of the same month against Chelsea (but was unused in the win), before coming off the bench against Everton in the following match.

Fabian Schar knee injury, October 2019

Starting the season off in the worst possible way, Fabian Schar found himself sidelined for a significant amount on time in October 2019. When he eventually recovered from his knee injury in the next month, he faced a spell on the sideline for a sustained period, struggling to find his way back into the starting XI.

Fabian Schar injury involving concussion, March 2019

Newcastle would soon learn from Fabian Schar’s concussion injury that this would be a reoccurring problem, since he loves to smash his head against things. Ultimately, Schar would only miss three matches during his first injury as a Toon player.