Found February 21, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
PLAYERS: Eric Abidal
Barcelona defender Eric Abidal has been given the all-clear to resume his playing career after almost 12 months on the sidelines. Abidal has been recovering after undergoing a liver transplant last April, having previously had surgery to remove a tumour in March 2011. He started training again in October and was then able to re-join his team-mates for squad sessions in mid-December. The France international was admitted to hospital again last month for further tests and the 33-year-old has now been given the green light to return to action. A Barca statement read: "After training this morning, Eric Abidal has received the good news that he has been given his medical discharge and is therefore available for the team going into the final part of the season." Abidal's last appearance for Barca was on February 26, 2012 against Atletico Madrid. Barca are 12 points clear of second-placed Atletico in La Liga with 14 games to go, with Sevilla the visitors to the Nou Camp...
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Barcelona says Eric Abidal is fit to play for the first time since receiving a liver transplant last April. The 33-year-old France defender's last appearance for Barcelona was in February 2012. Abidal has had two long-term layoffs because of his liver. He underwent surgery to remove a liver tumor in March 2011 and returned to the team before the end of the season. The France...
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