Accrington Stanley: Nicky Hunt out for six weeks with knee injury

Nicky Hunt

Accrington Stanley have boosted by the news that defender Nicky Hunt's knee injury is not as bad as first feared and does not require surgery.

However, he is expected to be out of action for around six weeks.

The 29-year-old full-back, who has started all four games for the League Two club so far this season, was hurt in

James Beattie's side are currently bottom of the table and host Cheltenham at the Store First Stadium on Saturday.

Former Bolton man Hunt in June after a loan spell from Rotherham last season.