Challinor blow for Minstermen

York have been dealt a blow with the news Jon Challinor will be sidelined for at least a month with a fractured fibula.

Last Updated: 13/02/13 at 12:55

Jon Challinor: Out for between four and six weeks

Jon Challinor: Out for between four and six weeks

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The 32-year-old, who has made 20 appearances this season, suffered the injury during the goalless draw with Gillingham on Tuesday night.

The former Exeter defender wrote on his Twitter account: "Fractured my fib 4-6 weeks I think should know more next couple of days!"

A club spokesman confirmed that Challinor will need to wear a pot to help the injury heal, while Gary Mills told the York Press it was "a big blow" for the Minstermen.

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