Hearts waiting on midfield duo

Troubled Hearts are waiting to discover whether Callum Paterson will be fit to face Kilmarnock on Saturday.

Last Updated: 29/10/13 at 12:37 Post Comment

Hearts wait on Callum Paterson's fitness after the midfielder turned his ank

Hearts wait on Callum Paterson's fitness after the midfielder turned his ank

The midfielder suffered a nasty looking ankle injury at Motherwell over the weekend when he was forced off the pitch in the 55th minute.

The bottom of the table club were beaten 2-1 despite taking the lead and manager Gary Locke told the Edinburgh News: "That's the way things are happening for us at the moment.

"We'll wait and see how Callum settles down and the physio will look at him as well.

"Hopefully, it's not too serious but it certainly looked like a bad one when he went over on his ankle."

There is also concern over Billy King, who was unable to play at Fir Park on Saturday - the 19-year-old midfielder watched the match from the stands with his sore foot in a brace.

And King added: "Billy has a wee problem with the sole of his foot. It's getting worse each day with the more impact he puts on it so I think the only cure is rest. Hopefully that will settle down over the next few days.

"Our physio is hoping that just a few days off it will see it settle down. It's like a bruise. If you keep hitting it, then it won't get any better. We had to leave him out on Saturday and hopefully he'll be back training at some point during the week."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

want to spend more time with my tit-for-tat Autobiographies . He probably didn't say.

megabrow (cufc)
Keane leaves Aston Villa

B

elieve in the dream Ashley. I have a hot tub, I still think I can get all The Saturdays in there for nekkid sexyfuntime. Failing that, Adele.

hump3.
Young: Man United target title

C

onclusions...we are truely living the dream now

dead yeti
Take Your Marks In The Premier League Sack Race

Footer 365

Premier League: Leicester's Nigel Pearson not letting pressure get to him

Leicester boss Nigel Pearson is determined not to let the pressure affect him as his side's wait for a win continues.

Ligue 1: Saint-Etienne coach Christophe Galtier describes Brandao's prison sentence as 'an aberration'

Saint-Etienne coach Christophe Galtier has described the prison sentence imposed on Brandao as "an aberration".

Premier League: Sean Dyche not letting Burnley's winning run get him too excited

Sean Dyche is taking each game as it comes as he looks to lift Burnley out of the Premier League's bottom three.

Mail Box

Sanchez: A Sliding Doors Moment For Pool

One Liverpool fan regrets the club's failure to sign Alexis Sanchez and thinks Brendan Rodgers and Co should now target the domestic cups. A lot has changed in 12 months...

Arsenal Fans Are Full Of Hope Again...

Arsenal fans have been sucked back into believing Wenger can bring the glory years back after beating Borussia Dortmund. Plus, more on Liverpool's worrying decline...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property