Jets' striker Heskey ruled out for 6 weeks

September 19, 2013
Newcastle Jets marquee striker Emile Heskey is set to miss the opening three rounds of the A-League season after injuring his knee in a trial match.

Scans have revealed Heskey suffered a grade two medial ligament strain in his left knee in Wednesday's pre-season clash with Melbourne Victory and will be sidelined for six weeks.

Heskey was assisted from the field at AAMI Park after a first-half tackle from defender Nick Ansell.

The Jets won the match 1-0.

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