Scunthorpe United's David Syers out for the season

David Syers
Syers joined Scunthorpe from Doncaster last January after a successful loan spell

Scunthorpe United midfielder David Syers has been ruled out for the rest of the season.

The 26-year-old suffered serious damage to both his knee ligaments and hamstring in a collision with a Swindon defender in the opening minutes of their 3-1 opening-day defeat.

Syers scored 10 goals in 38 games for the Iron last season.

Scunthorpe boss Russ Wilcox told the club website: "It's shocking news. It's devastating for him and the club."

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