Michael Timlin: Southend United midfielder out for six weeks

Michael Timlin
Michael Timlin made 21 League One appearances last season, scoring two goals

Southend United midfielder Michael Timlin will miss six weeks of action after straining his hamstring in a pre-season friendly against West Ham.

The 31-year-old, who missed the final nine League One games of last season, had been looking at a return to the starting line-up.

Timlin is joined on the sidelines by fellow midfielder Anthony Wordsworth, who also has a hamstring problem.

Southend start the season against Gillingham on Saturday, 6 August.

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