Blackpool boosted by midfielder's progress after injury

Keshi Anderson is making good progress in his post-surgery rehab and could even figure for Blackpool before the end of the season.

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 12:30 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd April 2021, 12:33 pm

The 25-year-old has only featured once in 2021, having been forced to undergo an operation on a hamstring injury.

It was initially believed the surgery would keep out Anderson for the remainder of the season, but head coach Neil Critchley has provided a glimmer of hope.

“Keshi is looking good,” he told The Gazette. “You always know when Keshi is here because you always hear him.

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“He’s in good spirits, he’s working extremely hard. He misses football because he loves playing. He wants to come back.

“He keeps telling me when he’s going to be back and he’s hopeful of being back out on the grass and running next week maybe. Then we’ll see how he goes from there.

“If we saw him before the end of the season, that would be a big bonus for us.”

Anderson was an impressive performer for Blackpool in the first half of the campaign, scoring three times in 20 appearances.

The midfielder was a summer signing on a free transfer from today’s opponents, Swindon Town.

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