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Republic of Ireland striker Simon Cox sidelined for two months

Updated: Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 14:12 | Comments

Simon Cox should be fit for Ireland's next friendly against Poland in February
Simon Cox should be fit for Ireland's next friendly against Poland in February

Republic of Ireland striker Simon Cox is facing a two-month spell on the sidelines after a scan revealed ankle ligament damage.

The forward was injured while playing for his club, Nottingham Forest, in the npower Championship on Saturday, after a challenge from Wolves defender and fellow international Kevin Foley.

Cox, 25, should be fit for Ireland’s next game, a friendly against Poland on 6 February in Dublin. 

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