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Ross County midfielder Iain Vigurs may need operation to fix foot injury


By Andrew Henderson


Ross County co-manager Stuart Kettlewell has revealed Iain Vigurs may need surgery for him to recover from his foot injury.

Vigurs missed a large chunk of last season with a fractured bone in his foot that was initially misdiagnosed – leading to an extended spell on the sidelines.

Iain Vigurs may need surgery to finally fix a foot problem that has kept him out of action for the last three weeks. Picture: Ken Macpherson
Iain Vigurs may need surgery to finally fix a foot problem that has kept him out of action for the last three weeks. Picture: Ken Macpherson

The 31-year-old midfielder had returned to the first team in the Betfred Cup at the start of the current campaign, but was withdrawn in the first half of the win over St Mirren last month.

County initially believed it was only a bruised bone, but being on the same spot as the fracture they have been taking no chances.

Vigurs underwent more tests yesterday, but depending on the outcome Kettlewell says he may have to have surgery to bring the long-running issue to a close.

“It will either be that Iain can continue just now, or there might have to be some sort of surgical procedure,” Kettlewell admitted.

“We have got a specialist who is dealing with that.

“We tried to get him to do some form of physical activity, and if we still have the issue there is going to have to be some sort of intervention to cure the problem, otherwise we are going to find ourselves in this position over and over again."

Read more in today's Ross-shire Journal.



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