Kieran Richardson limped off late in the first half of Aston Villa's Week 26 defeat to Stoke City and will not be ready in time for their Week 27 trip to Newcastle.
Kieran Richardson was making his first appearance since the drubbing at the Emirates in early February and his bright start under the stewardship of new boss Tim Sherwood was disappointingly cut short after 40 minutes on Saturday through injury.
Kieran Richardson will return on New Year's Day from a three-match ban.
Kieran Richardson went in studs up in the 21st minute and was rightly sent off sentencing Aston Villa to a 1-0 loss.
Aston Villa have signed left-back Kieran Richardson on a two-year deal.
Fulham were thrashed by Stoke City in a 4-1 loss which, along with a Sunderland win, has sealed their fate as a club who will be relegated to the Championship next season.
Kieran Richardson played a part in both of Fulham's goals against Liverpool, scoring once and setting up a cross that resulted in a Kolo Toure own goal, but the Cottagers could not keep the Reds down, giving up the lead twice and eventually falling 2-3.
Keiran Richardson, who has been out with a hamstring injury since going off on opening weekend, is fit to feature again for Fulham.