Leon Clarke ruled out for season

Clarke ruled out for season
© PA Photos
Coventry City striker Leon Clarke is sidelined for the rest of the season following ankle surgery.

Coventry City striker Leon Clarke has been ruled out for the rest of the season following ankle surgery.

The 28-year-old has been playing with the problem for the past few weeks as the Sky Blues battle for promotion from League One.

"Leon's ankle problem has been something that he has carried and the way he has performed despite this is a testament to him," Coventry manager Steven Pressley is quoted as saying by Sky Sports News.

"We obviously need to bear in mind Leon's long-term fitness and felt this decision was the right one.

"Hopefully this means he can overcome something that has been troubling him for a while and we can get him back in full health sooner rather than later."

Clarke has scored 10 goals in 16 games for Coventry since his January move from Scunthorpe United.

Falkirk boss Steven Pressley on the touchline during a game with Rangers on September 21, 2011
Read Next:
Pressley: 'Coventry presents a challenge'
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Luton TownLuton27166562273554
2Notts County281410448301852
3Accrington StanleyAccrington26144844301446
4Wycombe WanderersWycombe27137749361346
5Lincoln City28129739281145
6Exeter CityExeter2614393632445
7Mansfield TownMansfield27111153829944
8Coventry CityCoventry2713592819944
9Swindon TownSwindon26142103934544
10Newport County2711973731642
11Colchester UnitedColchester2811893734341
12Cambridge UnitedCambridge2710892531-638
13Carlisle UnitedCarlisle27107103837137
14Crawley TownCrawley27106112731-436
15Stevenage2797113740-334
16Cheltenham TownCheltenham2897123741-434
17Grimsby Town2897122738-1134
18Port Vale2895143036-632
19Morecambe2778122737-1029
20Crewe AlexandraCrewe2792162942-1329
21Yeovil TownYeovil2777133748-1128
22Chesterfield2866162851-2324
23Forest Green RoversForest Green2765162648-2223
24Barnet2755172641-1520
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account