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Reyna returns to action, playing in Manchester City reserves' win.

By Robert Wagman (in Washington, D.C.)

(Wednesday, March 1, 2006) -- United States midfielder Claudio Reyna saw his first action of 2006 when he played for almost an hour for Manchester City's reserves in a 2-0 victory over the host Bolton Wanderers Monday night in harsh conditions at The County Ground, Leyland in Lancashire.

Reyna, who had surgery December 30 to stabilize a crack in a small bone at the back of his right ankle, resumed training about six weeks ago. The reserve game was his first test under match conditions.

According to Frank Bunn, the team's Academy coach who led the reserve team Monday, Reyna had "a steady performance with several nice touches."

The driving rain and cold took its toll on Reyna and, according to the team web site, he looked relieved when he replaced in the 59th minute.

There had been some hope that Reyna might be ready for an English Premier League return Sunday when City meets last-place Sunderland, but it looks like he will need to get another reserve match under his belt and more likely return at Portsmouth March 11.

Robert Wagman is SoccerTimes senior correspondent. E-mail Robert Wagman.

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