Welsh blow for PNE

Preston North End boss Simon Grayson '“ who takes his side to Sheffield Wednesday this afternoon '“ will be without the services of John Welsh for a little longer yet.

Saturday, 3rd December 2016, 8:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 12:44 pm
Midfielder John Welsh

The midfielder has not played since October 15 when he tore a calf muscle in the 2-2 draw at Brighton.

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It was hoped he would be back about now but the injury is still healing.

“John is making progress and still working with the physios,” said Grayson.

“It was quite a bad tear in his calf, he’s been about six weeks now and will probably be a little bit longer – maybe another week or two.”