Portsmouth midfielder ruled out of QPR FA Cup replay

Pompey will be without Dion Donohue for tonight’s FA Cup fourth-round replay at QPR.

Tuesday, 5th February 2019, 9:24 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 8:42 pm
Dion Donohue. Picture: Joe Pepler

The midfielder was forced off at half-time in the 1-1 draw against Doncaster on Saturday.

Donohue suffered a bad cut on his shin and was replaced by debutant James Vaughan.

The gash has caused swelling around the Welshman’s ankle, although he hasn’t suffered any ligament damage. 

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Dion Donohue. Picture: Joe Pepler

The setback rules him out of the trip to Loftus Road and but Kenny Jackett believes Donohue has an ‘outside change’ of featuring at Plymouth on Saturday.

The Blues boss said: ‘There was a lot of blood and he had to come off at half-time.

‘He certainly won’t make tonight and there is an outside chance he’ll play Saturday.

‘It's not too bad, though, it’s a contact injury so as soon as that cut heels and the swelling goes down then he will be fine.

‘I would except in another few days he’ll be fine.’