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Darche fears as hamstring strikes again.

Byline: By EUAN McLEAN

RANGERS boss Walter Smith admitted he's worried about Jean-Claude Darcheville's fitness after the injury-prone French striker limped out of yesterday's 2-0 win over Kilmarnock.

Smith wants to give Darche as much recovery time as possible ahead of the Champions League decider with Lyon after asking Gretna to postpone next weekend's SPL clash.

And the 32-year-old looks set to get a much-needed breather after Gretna boss Davie Irons admitted he has no problem with playing the game at a later date.

Darcheville grabbed an early opener against Killie but was forced off once again by a recurring hamstring problem.

And Smith confessed it is worrying to see the hitman on the sidelines so often.

He said: "Darcheville's hamstring injury


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Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Dec 2, 2007
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