Wigan Athletic boss reveals Josh Windass lay-off

A calf injury to Josh Windass has added to Wigan Athletic boss Paul Cook's growing problems.
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Josh Windass

Latics lost for the third time in a week on Saturday, with Leeds United running out 2-0 victors at the DW Stadium.

Windass was a surprising omission from the squad, and Cook revealed after the game he has been added to the casualty list.

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"Josh was missing with a grade two calf injury," reported Cook.

"He'll be out for between two and three weeks, which is unfortunate for us.

"It's a shame, but you can debate injuries all night.

"Joe Garner's out, Anthony Pilkington's out...we've got a few injuries at the minute."

The former Rangers forward had started the campaign in impressive form, putting in a man-of-the-match performance against Cardiff on the opening day.

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He'll miss the trips to Middlesbrough on Tuesday and QPR next Saturday, as well as the visit of Barnsley on August 31.

There then follows an international break, meaning best-case scenario will see him return to the fold for the trip to Hull - where his dad, Dean, remains a legend - on September 14.