Martin Dubravka injury history and updates

This article will address the Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka injury history and provide updates on his most recent injury.

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How often does Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka get injured? Let's take a look at the Martin Dubravka injury history and updates on his recent injury...

Newcastle United signed Martin Dubravka in 2018 after a successful loan spell. He soon became the number one goalkeeper at St James Park and impressed between the sticks with some impressive performances. Nowadays, he is more a squad player for Newcastle, but he is still the go-to man whenever Eddie Howe needs backup.

Let's take a look at the Martin Dubravka injury history, shall we?

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Martin Dubravka injury history and updates

Martin Dubravka foot injury, July 2021

Martin Dubravka became injured in pre-season building up to the 2021/22 season and subsequently lost his place between the sticks to his counterpart Darlow. Although, it was a disastrous display in goal from Darlow against Brentford which granted Dubravka a chance to impress again, as he started on his return against Arsenal (which was also Eddie Howe's first game in charge). He soon returned to form and became the number one option for the new manager.

Martin Dubravka heel injury, August 2020

Towards the end of the weirdest season in football due to the virus, Martin Dubravka picked up an unfortunate heel injury which saw him ruled out of action until the end of the year. He returned midway through the following season.

Martin Dubravka knee medial ligament tear, March 2020

Dubravka picked up his first ever injury in a Newcastle shirt and it was a painful one as he suffered a tear in his knee. Thankfully for him, though, he was aided in his recovery as football stopped for some time due to the COVID-19 outbreak. So, in the end, he only ended up missing one game of football for Newcastle.

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