Season in doubt: Kneecap injury sends Mutch to sidelines

Essendon’s Kobe Mutch has injured his kneecap and is set to be sidelined for a while. Picture: Ben Gross
Essendon’s Kobe Mutch has injured his kneecap and is set to be sidelined for a while. Picture: Ben Gross

FORMER Wentworth footballer Kobe Mutch’s injury-ravaged season has shown no signs of abating.

Scans this week revealed the Essendon-listed 21-year-old fractured his kneecap while playing for the club’s VFL side in Sunday’s win over Coburg according to club high-performance manager Justin Crow.

“Kobe got a knock to his knee cap, which meant he was unable to complete the game,” Crow told Essendon’s website.

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