Ben Foster set for West Brom return against Norwich City

Friday, December 21, 2012
9.43 AM

West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster could make his return to action against Norwich City.

Foster has been sidelined by hernia problems since early November, but is back in training after two operations and could reclaim his first-team place from Boaz Myhill, who has deputised for the last seven games, this weekend.

“I played in the Southampton game (on November 5), when we won 2-0, and I couldn’t kick with my left foot because every time I kicked the ball there was a nerve getting pressed underneath my hernia, which was quite painful,” Foster said. “I had to kick with my right foot because I had no pain on my right side.

“I got away with it because I could do all of the goalkeeping stuff fine, but as soon as I tried to kick a ball it was jumping out of your skin time.

“I was never coming off, because it was only kicking with my left foot that I couldn’t do.

“I started training properly yesterday so we will see how training goes this week and take it from there. I trained fine yesterday. I felt absolutely fine.”