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Tykes set Hume return date

23 April 2009 02:33
Barnsley hope to have striker Iain Hume back in competitive action for the start of next season. The Canada international has been out of action since fracturing his skull during a Championship game against Sheffield United in November. Following the clash with United's Chris Morgan which left Hume with life-threatening injuries, there were fears that the 25-year-old's career could be over. "Iain's had another scan and has been advised to continue his training programme, but not play," manager Simon Davey told the club's official website. "He'll re-assess things in pre-season and hopefully we'll have a £1.2million striker back with us for the start of the new campaign."

Source: ESA