Sad News:Wrexham dealt injury setback

Wrexham boss Phil Parkinson has said defender Eoghan O’Connell has picked up a calf injury.

Wrexham’s centre-back now faces a spell on the sidelines as they hunt down promotion from League Two.

O’Connell, 28, suffered a blow in his last outing at Forest Green Rovers when striker Paul Mullin’s late equalizer drew 1-1.Parkinson is quoted by The Leader as saying: “It’s not like that. It doesn’t look good.”He added: “We never complained too much about injuries because we have a good squad, but if you take quality away from the team, of course sometimes it shows.”.

Wrexham injuryO’Connell has made 21 appearances for Wrexham this season, 18 of which have come in the league.The former Ireland youth international has been dropped for two series to join the Wales squad. up At Charlton Athletic in January 2023..

He helped the Red Dragons to promotion from the National League last year with Notts County.The Cork-born rose through the ranks at Celtic and played 13 times for the Hoops, also spending a loan spell away from the team. Glasgow giants Oldham Athletic, Cork City and Walsall to gain experience.He then had spells at Bury, Rochdale and Charlton before Parkinson came along..

Injuries have affected O’Connell this term and Wrexham will have to live without him for the time being as they chase down the top three Mansfield Town, Stockport County and Crewe Alexandra.

They are back in action this weekend with a home match against Accrington Stanley.

The Red Dragons are a point behind 3rd place with 12 matches left to play of this

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