Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to Ryan Taylor injury

St James Park

Newcastle United player Ryan Taylor had only just returned after 26 months out injured.

Newcastle United have continued their excellent recent form by defeating QPR at St James Park this afternoon. Moussa Sissoko hit the goal that won the game as Newcastle claimed their fifth win on the bounce to march up to fourth place in the Premier League.

It was another day to celebrate for the Toon Army who are finally in top gear and the decision of Mike Ashley not to sack Alan Pardew now looks to have been vindicated.

But despite the major positives to take from the game it was not all positive for Newcastle.

One of their big boosts in recent weeks has been the return to action of Ryan Taylor. The utility man had been out of action for 26 months.

He has struggled with recurring knee problems throughout his career and has battled in vein for comebacks on numerous occasions.

It looked like this might have been the final comeback for Taylor, seemingly he had put his injury woes behind him.

That is not the case.

He limped out of action after clutching his knee and there will be genuine fears that after a scan, which he is set to have this week, it may be a long time before Newcastle fans see Taylor in action again - that's if they do, as his career must surely be in doubt.

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