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Downes undergoes further surgery

09 Feb 2011 16:30:04

Downes undergoes further surgery

Chesterfield defender Aaron Downes will not play this season after undergoing further knee surgery.The Australian centre-back has been sidelined for past 12 months with cruciate ligament damage.Downes' last first-team appearance for the League Two club was exactly a year ago when he sustained the injury during a 2-1 victory at Port Vale."He's not going to figure this season," Chesterfield boss John Sheridan told BBC Radio Sheffield."He's had to have a trim on his knee, his cruciate is fine, his knee is very strong. It's just a niggle but it's something that needed doing."


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