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Brighton 17:30 Bristol C

Seagulls suffer double blow

Elphick and El-Abd not yet ready to return to training

Last Updated: 08/09/11 2:48pm

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Elphick: Still recovering from Achilles problem and is a couple of weeks behind where Poyet hoped he would be

Elphick: Still recovering from Achilles problem and is a couple of weeks behind where Poyet hoped he would be

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Brighton manager Gus Poyet has revealed that defenders Tommy Elphick and Adam El-Abd will not return to training until next month.

The two centre-backs suffered injuries at the end of last season and are taking longer than expected to regain full fitness.

El-Abd sustained a serious foot problem in April and Elphick ruptured his Achilles against Notts County in May.

Poyet admits they are still not ready to return, saying: "Adam and Tommy are a couple of weeks behind.

"We thought they would be training this coming week but now we are looking at the beginning of October."

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