Date: 31st March 2014 at 6:19pm
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Sam Vokes picked up a serious-looking injury during the fifth minute of Saturday`s game against Leicester City at Turf Moor and scans have since revealed the extent of the injury. It is not good news which may have been feared after seeing the striker on crutches following Saturday’s 2-0 home defeat.

He has been diagnosed with a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. The Welsh international will now be seeking specialist advice this week but it looks like his season could be over.

Sean Dyche told his club’s official website:

“Sam has had a great season and I am sure you will join us all in supporting him during his recovery.

“As ever, our team mentality remains focused and this represents another opportunity for someone to come and make a continued contribution in the closing weeks of the season.”

What rotten luck we are having all of a sudden with now injuries to three key players, with Vokes joining Ings and Trippier on the treatment bench. Coupled with the loss of Marney who is suspended for another game after picking up a tenth yellow, the lack of depth in the squad is now plainly evident

Hotshot striker Danny Ings however is reported to be making good progress in his recovery from an ankle injury and is expected to rejoin the squad soon whilst Trippier too is hoping to make it for the next game away to Watford this Saturday.

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