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Celtic dealt Kelvin Wilson injury blow

Published: Sunday 25 September 2011, 17.30CET
Celtic FC could be without defender Kelvin Wilson for the rest of their UEFA Europa League Group I campaign after the 26-year-old picked up an Achilles tendon injury in midweek.
Celtic dealt Kelvin Wilson injury blow
Kelvin Wilson is expected to be absent for eight to ten weeks ©Getty Images
 
 
Published: Sunday 25 September 2011, 17.30CET

Celtic dealt Kelvin Wilson injury blow

Celtic FC could be without defender Kelvin Wilson for the rest of their UEFA Europa League Group I campaign after the 26-year-old picked up an Achilles tendon injury in midweek.

Defender Kelvin Wilson could miss the rest of Celtic FC's UEFA Europa League group stage campaign after being ruled out for between eight and ten weeks with an Achilles tendon injury.

The 26-year-old picked up the problem during Wednesday's Scottish League Cup win against Ross County FC and his absence presents manager Neil Lennon with a defensive headache ahead of Celtic's Group I game against Udinese Calcio on Thursday, with Emilio Izaguirre, Cha Du-Ri and captain Scott Brown already sidelined.

"Kelvin will be out for anything between eight and ten weeks," confirmed Lennon after Saturday's 2-0 league victory against Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC. "He has torn his Achilles tendon and it's a big blow. We will have to rejig our defence once again for the game against Udinese."

Last updated: 25/09/11 19.11CET

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