Wigan suffer goalkeeping injury scare

The stoppers back problem flared up and he was forced to sit out the friendlies against Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday.

Bruce is now hoping that he recovers in time for Wigan's Premier League opener against West Ham on 16th August.

"Kirky hurt his back while we were on tour, that is a bit of a concern to us," Bruce told the Wigan Evening Post.

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