John Mahon injury update

Sligo Rovers can confirm defender John Mahon has suffered a fractured tibia. 

The injury was sustained in yesterday’s friendly with Athlone Town and he will be out for the “foreseeable future“ according to his manager.

Manager Liam Buckley said: “It is a fracture of the tibia. We’ll support John over the coming weeks and months and he will be back. 

“He will recover in the right manner in accordance with the medical staff. The break is being assessed at the moment.

“He’s having further scans and in time the picture will be clearer. We’ll be without John for some months but we know he will return later when the time is right.

“We’re all disappointed but setbacks are to be overcome and we will do that together with John as a group.”