Season over for Ricken
By Thomas Zeh
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Lars Ricken will miss the rest of the season.Borussia Dortmund's injury nightmare continued with the news that German international Lars Ricken will be sidelined for the rest of the season after tearing cruciate ligaments.
The 28-year-old midfielder, who can also star up front, suffered the injury while training with his team-mates on Monday afternoon and is set to undergo surgery before the end of the week
The news will be a massive blow to Dortmund boss Bert van Marwijk, who is already without Czech international striker Jan Koller, Dutch forward Cedric van der Gun, youngster Sebastian Tyrala and reserve keeper Bernd Meier through injury.
Dortmund have had a frustrating season so far, drawing half of their Bundesliga games and struggling to move up the table.