UK time is: 17:53:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Jeffers Returns To Training

Leam Richardson has said that Francis Jeffers is desperate to pull on the shirt again after being out injured, and he thinks he'll get his wish before the end of the season.

The striker has been out for three weeks with a hamstring strain sustained in the game against Gillingham, and the manager says the 32 year old is desperate to get back on the pitch.

Speaking to the Official Site Richardson said.

'If it was up to Franny he would have trained the day after pulling his hamstring. He's fallen out with the physio numerous times, but the physio's only got his best interests at heart. It's tough when you're injured, he desperately wants to be out there.'

Richardson says that to get Jeffers back before the end of the season would be a big boost for the club, even though his still playing his part despite the injury.

'He's a very good player and professional and he's desperate to be out there helping the cause. He asked if he could sit on the bench and support the lads from closer rather than in the stand.'

Jeffers had asked if he could start or at least be on the subs bench for the Morecambe game, and Leam thinks that attitude will serve the club and the younger players brilliantly in the future.

Adding that he's trained a few times this week, but match sharpness and match fitness is something that will have to be assessed, but he's pushing to be back in contention before the curtain comes down on this campaign. He's hopeful he may be able to figure this weekend, but he's more confident that Oxford is a real possibility.

Apply To Be A Site Editor




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 19 2013

Time: 10:42PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Accrington Stanley Articles

Stats: Accrington v Wycombe (Saturday December 20 2014)

No Manchester United, But Coleman Proud (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Stats: Yeovil v Accrington (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Coleman Delighted With Portsmouth Win (Monday December 15 2014)

Stats: Portsmouth v Accrington (Saturday December 13 2014)

Man United Bonus For Accrington (Friday December 12 2014)

Coleman Looking Up Ahead Of Portsmouth (Friday December 12 2014)

Procter To Be Assessed (Thursday December 11 2014)

Rose Extends Loan Spell (Wednesday December 10 2014)

Stephenson Leaves Accrington (Tuesday December 9 2014)

Archived Accrington Stanley Articles

List All Vital Stanley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Exeter 22 9 7 6 3 34
9. Bury 21 9 4 8 3 31
10. Morecambe 21 9 3 9 1 30
11. Accrington 21 9 3 9 -3 30
12. Cambridge 21 8 5 8 7 29
13. Stevenage 21 8 4 9 -1 28
14. Portsmouth 21 7 6 8 -1 27

Breaking League News

Archer Heading Back To Spurs
Northampton : 21/12/2014 17:24:00
Waterfall Would Love To Stay
Mansfield : 21/12/2014 17:17:00
Hartlepool Dismiss Evans Reports
Hartlepool : 21/12/2014 17:11:00
Bradford Loanee Injured
Hartlepool : 21/12/2014 17:10:00
Thomson Gets Blackburn Chance
Carlisle : 21/12/2014 16:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Wycombe MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Simpson 0%
Hunt 0%
Aldred 0%
Atkinson 0%
Winnard 0%
Joyce 0%
Proctor 0%
O'Sullivan 0%
Maguire 0%
McCartan 0%
Naismith 0%
Sub - Crooks 0%