Burton Albion defender George Taft suffers hamstring injury

George Taft of Burton Albion in action during the Sky Bet League Two match between Northampton Town and Burton Albion at Sixfields Stadium on October 11, 2014
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Burton Albion defender George Taft is expected to be out of action for up to eight weeks with a torn hamstring.

Burton Albion defender George Taft is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines due to a torn hamstring.

The 21-year-old suffered the injury on Tuesday during his side's 4-3 win at Carlisle United in League Two.

Taft, who joined the club from Leicester City in the summer, is expected to be out of action for up to eight weeks.

Promotion hopefuls Burton continue their league campaign on Saturday when they make the trip to Stevenage.

George Taft of Leicester City celebrates after scoring against Sunderlanl on day three of the Hong Kong International Soccer Sevens at Hong Kong Football Club on May 26, 2013
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