Knee injury could spell the end of Hartlepool United defender's season

Aaron Cunningham's season looks to be over after the defender suffered a knee ligament injury in Hartlepool United's win over Wrexham.

By Liam Kennedy
Saturday, 23 March, 2019, 17:45
Aaron Cunningham receives treatment after suffering a knee injury.

The central defender, only just back from a calf problem which saw him miss a fortnight, fell awkwardly half an hour into the National League clash at the Super 6 Stadium.

And manager Craig Hignett admits it could well be four to six weeks, or longer, before Cunningham is back for Pools.

"Aaron could be a medial ligament, four to six weeks," said the manager.

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"He’s been brilliant since he came in.

"He started well today but it’s been a stop-start beginning for him at Hartlepool - but we stick with him as he will be a top young defender."

David Edgar will return from international duty with Canada this week and should be available for next weekend's trip to Eastleigh.