Buxton nearing Derby return

Derby defender Jake Buxton is making good progress in his recovery from a knee injury and could be back in action next month.

Last Updated: 03/01/13 at 13:01 Post Comment

Jake Buxton: Closing in on return from injury

Jake Buxton: Closing in on return from injury

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Buxton suffered medial ligament damage during the Championship victory over Leeds at Pride Park on December 8.

Ahead of his side's home FA Cup third-round tie against League One leaders Tranmere on Saturday, Rams boss Nigel Clough told the media: "Jake is coming on and there has been a marked improvement.

"We still think he is two or three weeks away. We are hoping to have him back in February."

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