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Luckless Carlton defender to miss entire season with knee injury

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Caleb Marchbank won’t play again in 2021 after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament injury in his left knee.

The club confirmed the news today as scans revealed the worst for the defender.

Marchbank was playing in a VFL practice match against Box Hill on Saturday when the injury occurred.

The former number six pick hasn’t played since Round 16, 2019 and Carlton Head of Football Brad Lloyd described his horror injury record as “unfair”.

“Caleb has been through an incredible amount of adversity and the way he has dealt with it all is a testament to his quality as a person as well as a professional,” Lloyd said in a club statement.

“There is no denying football can be unfair sometimes, especially…



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