Wallace injury blow for Rovers

Tranmere have been dealt an injury blow with the news that captain James Wallace is set for six weeks on the sidelines.

Last Updated: 04/12/12 at 13:00

Wallace: Ruled out for six weeks

Wallace: Ruled out for six weeks

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Former Everton midfielder Wallace damaged his medial ligaments during Saturday's 2-1 FA Cup round-two victory over Chesterfield.

Tranmere remain top of League One on goal difference but Wallace adds to their already significant injury problems.

Forward Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro and winger Abdulai Bell-Baggie are sidelined, while Joe Thompson, Andy Robinson and Paul Black have only recently returned to fitness.

Manager Ronnie Moore told BBC Radio Merseyside: "We can't go and get anybody until January, so what we've got is what we've got.

"We'll probably just about get 18 for the next game, but there might be a few square pegs in round holes again."

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