Ashton blow for Stevenage

Stevenage defender Jon Ashton has been ruled out for the rest of the season.

Last Updated: 28/01/13 at 18:25

Jon Ashton: Long-term injury

Jon Ashton: Long-term injury

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The 30-year-old centre-half suffered a ruptured Achilles in training late last week and will need an operation.

The news comes as a bitter blow as Ashton, who has been with Boro since 2009, was on the comeback trail following a previous Achilles injury.

Ashton's last appearance was a 2-2 draw against Bury in September.

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