Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Football: Edwards and Cole on the Way Back at Last

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Football: Edwards and Cole on the Way Back at Last

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Byline: By JAMES HUNTER

CARLOS EDWARDS and Andy Cole will make their comebacks from injury tonight in Sunderland's Durham County Cup clash with Wolviston FC.

Winger Edwards has not played since August after suffering a hamstring problem against Birmingham City at St Andrews.

Ex-Newcastle and Manchester United striker Cole has been suffering from a persistent calf injury and has not featured at all since signing for the Black Cats at the end of August.

Both, though, are set for a run-out in tonight's cup tie, which will be played at the Eppleton Colliery Welfare Ground, Hetton-le-Hole (7.30).

Sunderland boss Roy Keane said: "Carlos and Coley will look to have an hour. It is a chance for them to have a run-out and, if they come through it unscathed, maybe they can feature on Saturday. We will wait and see."

Trinidad and Tobago international Edwards was a key figure in Sunderland's Championship-winning season last year and his pace down the right wing has been sorely missed this term - particularly as the Black Cats have had no other natural wide man to replace him on the right. …

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