Sidwell ruled out of West Brom game

Albion midfielder Steve Sidwell will miss Saturday's home match with West Brom after undergoing minor back surgery.

Wednesday, 6th September 2017, 6:37 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 4:33 am
Steve Sidwell. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

The experienced midfielder underwent the successful surgical procedure this week, and he will now begin a rehabilitation period before returning to full training.

Alvion boss Chris Hughton said: "It's a minor procedure and it has been successful. In terms of a recovery period, that will become clearer in due course, but we don't expect Steve to be absent for a prolonged period."