Harrogate Town struck by injury blow to key striker Josh March

Striker Josh March’s season and possibly his time at Harrogate Town is over after a knee injury picked up in Tuesday’s win over Colchester United.

INJURY BLOW: Harrogate'son-loan striker, Josh March. Picture courtesy of Harrogate Town.

An MRI scan revealed a partial tear of the lower aspect of his medial collateral ligament.

The 23-year-old is on loan from Forest Green, where he will return for rehabilitation.

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March joined the club in January and in the words of manager Simon Weaver “set it alight for us to in front of goal. He was lively and in our shape and system, (and) just fitted in perfectly.”

His five goals for the club came in a six-match period from late January to February. In total he made 14 appearances for the Sulphurites, four from the bench.

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