Worley to resume training

Herald Series: Harry Worley Harry Worley

HARRY Worley (above) is expected to make a long-awaited return to full training in the next 24 hours after missing pre-season with an ankle injury.

The Oxford United defender initially made good progress following surgery in May and was scheduled to join in with the rest of the first-team squad last week.

But the final stages of recovery have taken longer and the 23-year-old is hoping to have his first full session either today or tomorrow.

With Michael Duberry and Andy Whing on the sidelines, Worley’s return will provide some welcome back-up in central defence.

U’s boss Chris Wilder said: “I’d have liked for him to get a week or two of training into Harry, we’ve just got to be careful we don’t take a risk and re-injure him. That’s the last thing we can do.

“He’s progressed well, but possibly just not quite as quickly as we would have liked.

“Hopefully he’ll train (today) and Saturday.”

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12:47pm Fri 10 Aug 12

Joe1 says...

Glad he is on the road to recovery.However,
What happened re the possible signing of Evans? I think that he might have suited us better.

"COME ON YOU YELLOWS"
Glad he is on the road to recovery.However, What happened re the possible signing of Evans? I think that he might have suited us better. "COME ON YOU YELLOWS" Joe1

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