Date: 21st October 2015 at 3:44pm
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Bradford secured a very impressive win over Bury on Tuesday, with that win at Valley Parade continuing the moves in the right direction by the Bantams and ended the Shakers’ 17-match unbeaten away run.

However, it did come at a cost with Phil Parkinson revealing a medial knee ligament injury for Steven Davies on the Official Website.

It’s been very much ‘stop-start’ for Davies since his arrival with the former Derby, Blackpool and Sheffield United striker forced to limp out of the game on Tuesday in the second half with a knee injury.

Parkinson knows this is another setback with him hopeful it isn’t serious.

‘He’s unfortunately hurt his medial knee ligament, which is obviously a big blow for him and for us.

‘His toughness out on the pitch has been a real bonus for us in recent weeks and we just hope it isn’t too serious for him.’

With him going off it saw James Hanson come on though with Parkinson adding ‘on the flip side though, I was pleased with how James Hanson played when he came on’ with it hoped he’ll now get back to being ‘the threat that we know he can be.’

Davies will, almost certainly, miss the visit of Wigan to Valley Parade at the weekend for starters but there’s better news on Josh Morris and Billy Clarke.

The signs are Morris could return against Wigan, which was always the plan, however the Latics game still look like coming too soon for Clarke with the boss adding.

‘Josh Morris and Billy Clarke took part in a really good session out on the pitch a few hours before the game.

‘That is a good sign for us because they are two quality footballers.

‘With Steven Davies getting injured now, we are definitely going to need them two back as soon as possible.

‘Hopefully Josh will be involved on Saturday.’


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