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Abou Diaby is back - here's what has happened while he's been out injured
Abou Diaby is poised to finally make his competitive debut for Marseille after a series of injury woes.
The former Arsenal man called time on his Premier League career in the summer, but a series of further setbacks mean the Coupe de France meeting with Trellisac will be his first appearance in 506 days. Five. Hundred. And. Six.
To put that into context, here are some things that have happened since the French international last took to the field, in Arsenal's 2-1 Capital One Cup defeat at home to Southampton in September 2014.
Netflix launched six new original dramas, including Narcos and Marvel's Jessica Jones
Aston Villa sacked Paul Lambert, appointed Tim Sherwood, reached the FA Cup Final, sacked Tim Sherwood and appointed Remi Garde
The Marriage Equality referendum passed, meaning Ireland was the first country to introduce same-sex marriage following a popular vote
Republic of Ireland qualified for Euro 2016 following a play-off victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina
Kanye West changed the title of his forthcoming album from So Help Me God to SWISH to Waves to T.L.O.P. He hasn't revealed what T.L.O.P stands for yet
And of course, most importantly, SportsJOE.ie launched.
Dear Paulie & the boys, please light our fire at #RWC2015 pic.twitter.com/a8pVHQHUp8
— SportsJOE (@SportsJOEdotie) September 17, 2015
Welcome back, Abou. You've missed a lot.