Darlington’s Jamie Holmes is “ahead of schedule” in his rehabilitation from a cruciate ligament injury, though Alun Armstrong does expect to see him play before the end of this season.

He has been on the sick list since August, when he suffered an injury in the second match of the campaign against Gateshead at Blackwell Meadows.

Armstrong said: “Jamie is flying and he’s way ahead of schedule, but I can’t see the point in rushing the kid back.”

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