Elphick boon for Cherries

Bournemouth's Tommy Elphick will be missing for just two to three weeks with the injury he sustained in the win over MK Dons.

Last Updated: 05/02/13 at 18:58

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There were fears the stand-in captain had suffered serious knee damage after a two-footed tackle which saw MK Dons' Ryan Lowe given a straight red.

But a scan revealed the 25-year-old had no major injury and had sustained bruising to the tibia and femur.

Elphick has made more appearances than any other player for the League One promotion hopefuls this season and been a key player for Eddie Howe's in-form side.

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