Hibs suffer blow as McGregor ruled out for ‘several weeks’

first_imgHibs have been dealt a blow with news that defender Darren McGregor will be out for “several weeks” with injury.McGregor suffered an abdominal injury during his side’s 5-3 win over Morton in the League Cup on Saturday.The centre-back was substituted immediately and, after the injury was assessed , has been told he will spend several weeks recovering.Hibs are scheduled to play St Johnstone on Saturday and travel to play Motherwell the following weekend. After the international break they are on the road again, playing Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on September 14 with the Edinburgh derby against Hearts at Easter Road on September 22.In a brief statement on the club website, a spokesman said: “Darren McGregor will be out of action for several weeks after sustaining an abdominal injury in the 5-3 Betfred Cup win over Greenock Morton Saturday.“Darren was replaced by Adam Jackson just 14 minutes into the game after sustaining the injury while playing a pass.“As you would expect from Darren, he has thrown himself into his rehabilitation process with the specialist staff at the Hibernian Training Centre and we all look forward to seeing him back in action when he’s fully fit.”last_img read more