it is now being reported that the Joe Partington will have to undergo surgery to correct a fractured fibula, having sustained that injury in training last week. He's now expected to be out for 3 months.
Other injury news:Stephane Zubar has only sprained a cruciate ligament, and not ruptured. It's hoped he'll be back for pre-season. Benjamin Buchel will be out for anything up to 9 months while he recovers from anterior cruiciate ligament damage whilst on loan at Dorchester Town.
Source: Cherries MAD