Yeovil Town will have to make do without two of their strikers over the next two or three weeks, after injuries incurred during the Stockport County FA Cup match saw them become the latest casualties to hit the treatment table this season. Striker Alex Fisher had missed two games with illness prior to that match, but lasted only 28 minutes during that match. As the heavens opened with rain, Fisher appeared to slip on the greasy surface after a tackle, and has picked up a groin strain as a result.
Scunthorpe United loanee Olufela Olomola also fared badly during that game. He had limped off during the previous match against West Ham United Under-21s but had surprisingly recovered enough to be included in the starting line-up for the Stockport game five days later. However, he lasted just 20 minutes before coming off with a hamstring strain, meaning that like Fisher he did not travel to Macclesfield Town on Saturday.
Way explained that both players had been sent for scans on their injuries, and whilst neither is serious, he expects them to be absent for around two or three weeks, suggesting that the December 15th trip to Cambridge United is their most likely target for a comeback. The Glovers boss admitted that was disappointing news:
"That's probably been the most disappointing thing, that we've lost the two forwards. There's nothing we can do about it. We've taken a lot of injuries in key areas of the pitch. But all I can say is that they've had scans. We're probably looking at two to three weeks with both players. I'm just going to have to be patient and wait until they're back."
Although midfielder James Bailey has been spotted on the training ground, there is still no information on his expected comeback from what is now an eleven month outage with a knee injury. Defender Omar Sowunmi is expected to miss the rest of the calendar year with an ankle injury. Winger Jordan Green has resumed training following his hamstring injury, but as yet his expected return has not materialised. There's been no injuries reported from the Macclesfield weekend, so it can probably be assumed that the same set of players - along with Shaun Donnellan and Alefe Santos - will be available for Tuesday night's home game against Port Vale.
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