‘It was my fault’ – Sheffield Wednesday star relives his injury nightmare – What We Know!

'It was my fault' - Sheffield Wednesday star relives his injury nightmare

Lee Gregory has opened up for the primary time about his lengthy damage lay-off. The Sheffield Wednesday striker missed eight matches as a consequence of a foot drawback sustained in opposition to Oxford United again in January.

Gregory, a promotion winner with Millwall by way of the League One play-offs in 2017, made his return to motion as a second half substitute in opposition to Lincoln Metropolis final month. Owls boss Darren Moore steadily eased Gregory again into their promotion battle and the 33-year-old has now rediscovered his goal-scoring contact, discovering the again of the web within the current residence wins over Cheltenham City and AFC Wimbledon.

On his spell on the sidelines, Gregory advised Yorkshire Reside: “It was so irritating. After I first did it (the damage), I assumed it might be per week, two weeks max.

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“For those who converse to the medical workforce, I’m most likely one of many worst individuals to have injured as a result of I’m at all times at them saying, ‘hear, I’m going out coaching’ and they’re holding me again. It was irritating however I’m again now. Hopefully I can keep match and we will kick on.”

The ten-goal ahead admits he “tried to return again early” from the damage and “made it worse”. “I attempted to return again actually per week after the damage they usually (the medical workforce) advised me to not,” he mentioned. “That was my fault.

“It gave me just a little perception into really listening to them and letting them cope with it. That has gone now and I’m again once more taking part in.”

Wednesday gained seven of their eight fixtures with out Gregory to get their promotion bid again on observe. “Clearly, when you find yourself sitting out and the boys are doing properly, it’s a good factor to see them doing properly however it’s the worst factor for a participant,” mentioned Gregory.

“We had been successful three and foul nil and I used to be considering ‘I need to be taking part in.’ The boys did class and fortunately I’m again within the workforce.”

Gregory is more likely to lead the road when the Owls head to Bolton Wanderers this weekend. Wednesday shall be cheered on by over 5,000 followers.

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