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Sep 17, 2019   |  12:44AM AET

Acton sidelined with shoulder injury

Acton sidelined with shoulder injury

Melbourne Victory advises that goalkeeper, Matthew Acton, has sustained a shoulder injury and will spend an extended period on the sidelines.

During a training drill late last week, Acton suffered a left-shoulder dislocation and will undergo arthroscopic surgery today.

The shot-stopper’s rehabilitation will see him out for up to six months, however he is aiming for a healthy return towards the end of the 2019/20 Hyundai A-League campaign. 

Head Coach, Marco Kurz was disappointed with the outcome but hopes that Acton will still be available this season.

“It’s unfortunate to lose a talent like Matt from the group for a sustained period,” said Kurz.

“The outcome is disappointing for everyone. Matt is obviously feeling flat, but his teammates and everyone at the Club are supporting him.

“He is a popular member of the squad and will continue to contribute to the group in any way that he can. 

“We wish him a speedy recovery and look forward to having him back at full fitness as soon as possible.”