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Nicky Bailey sidelined with torn calf muscle

30 September 2014

Injury blow for experienced midfielder


who has torn a calf muscle and he is in the early stages of rehab. We will update further as the players progress."Angel Martinez who is recovering well from his knee ligament injury. Lee has started outdoor straight line running. The final member in the treatment room is Lee Martin "He  joins

"The tear thankfully is minor and we expect to have him back training soon after the international break.

"Nicky has sustained a brand new tear to the right gastroc calf muscle which has an action in flexing the knee.

"However like Carlos, Nicky managed to "luck out" and catch his studs in the turf and also hyperextend his knee and sustain an injury, but obviously not as serious as Carlos'.

is in a similar position to Carlos in the fact he entered the Huddersfield match feeling fit with over a week's training, an Under 21s match under his belt and feeling no problem from his previous calf injury. Nicky Bailey "

"He was in good shape leading up to the Forest match when, out of the blue, he sustained the injury when his knee hyperextended in front of him. Carlos is now starting the early steps after surgery and will spend the next six weeks in a brace and on crutches.

"Carlos previously had no problems with the right knee and on our testing during the last international break he recorded very quick times in the sprints, placing him in the top three at the club.

injury we picked up against Nottingham Forest highlighted that sometimes injuries are just unavoidable. Carlos Edwards "The illwallfc.co.ukm Lions physio Bobby Bacic told

Nicky initially injured his calf in a freak accident during the pre-season friendly with RCD Mallorca, and was the victim again of misfortune at the John Smith's Stadium.

Millwall midfielder Nicky Bailey has suffered a fresh injury blow after sustaining a torn calf muscle in his comeback game at Huddersfield on Saturday, ruling him out of action until after the next international break.

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