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Merrick blasts refs after injury rules Hoolahan out for three months

8 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

Australia's refereeing standards haven't improved in 15 years, Newcastle Jets coach Ernie Merrick says.
Merrick launched a fresh blast after his prized overseas signing Wes Hoolahan suffered a serious ankle injury which will sideline him for at least three months.
Hoolahan was hurt in Newcastle's 1-0 loss to Adelaide United in Tuesday night's FFA Cup quarterfinal.
Merrick says the initial prognosis on the Republic of Ireland international is an ankle syndesmosis injury which will take at least 12...
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