Chesterfield boss Martin Allen has not put a time frame on how long injured Sam Wedgbury faces on the sidelines, report the Sheffield Star.

Wedgbury sustained a knee injury and was stretchered off during the Spireites’ 3-2 defeat at Barrow on Tuesday night.

And Allen, who saw up close the pain the midfielder was in, admitted “it’ll be a long time” before he returns to action. Allen said: “We found out Sam Wedgbury’s got a pretty serious knee injury, so that will be something we have to look at, but we’ll take it one step at a time.

“He’ll be out for a long time. “He was in a lot of pain at the time when it happened. I’ve never been on the pitch to see a player before but it wasn’t far from me and I could see the pain he was in.

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