The Frenchman, 26, was a late withdrawal
for Watford's stalemate against Burnley last weekend following a reported knee problem and he will not feature in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday.
They did so despite the late withdrawal
of influential back-rower, Greg Bird, who went to attend the birth of his second child.
Summary: Doha [Qatar], Jan 1 (ANI): World number five Dominic Thiem's late withdrawal
from the semifinals of the Qatar Open has set the stage for finals between Frenchman Gael Monfils and Russian star Andrey Rublev.
Dubai: The late withdrawal
of Chinese star Chen Long drew a lot of attention on the opening day of the BWF Dubai World Superseries Finals being played at the Hamdan Sports Complex.
Sunderland boss David Moyes had blamed the late withdrawal
on the FA's Cardiac Consensus Panel, which can rule if a player has a problem.
As the battle for places in the first Ashes Test at Cardiff hots up, veteran bowler Ryan Harris remains a major doubt and will undergo further scans on the knee problems which made him a late withdrawal
Reed cited "family reasons" for his late withdrawal
from Wentworth and told the Golf Channel he did not wish to travel across the Atlantic due to a family member being terminally ill.
O'Brien had an MRI scan on Sunday after a hamstring scare in the warm-up at the Stadio Olimpico caused his late withdrawal
. Tommy O'Donnell did well in his place but, with Jamie Heaslip set to return to No8, Jordi Murphy could compete for the flanker jersey too.
While a late withdrawal
like this often infuriates the innocent party, they cannot make any claim against you for the recovery of their abortive costs.
The 36-year-old presented medical advice at a hearing with the World Professional Snooker and Billiards Association, and it was declared in a subsequent statement that it "could not be shown that he did not have a reasonable excuse in relation to his late withdrawal
from one event in 2011 and two in 2012.
Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal is another late withdrawal
because of a foot injury.
The powerful Wales No.8, released by Cardiff in the summer, only started for the Men in Black because of a late withdrawal
, but made his hefty presence felt with a close-range first-half score.