Doncaster Belles: Jess Sigsworth suffers cruciate knee ligament injury

Doncaster Rovers Belles star Jess Sigsworth has suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 1:40 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:37 pm
Jess Sigsworth
Jess Sigsworth

The England U23 striker - one of this season’s stand-out performers - will almost certainly miss the rest of the campaign after partially rupturing her ACL.

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News of the injury to Sigsworth is another bitter pill to swallow for Belles, who sit bottom of FAWSL1 having lost all eight of their games.

Prolific striker Courtney Sweetman-Kirk also suffered a broken leg in pre-season, while former England forward Natasha Dowie left following the exit of manager Glen Harris.

Belles’ next games is at Liverpool on August 27.