The 14 significant injuries suffered by Hibs players in 2019

Hibs will go into this weekend's action without three potential starting defenders, even with Ryan Porteous returning to the squad, because of various injury issues.

Thursday, 29th August 2019, 2:56 pm

While injuries across the city have hit the headlines in the past 12 months, it hasn't exactly been plain sailing at Easter Road as this gallery will testify to.

The speedy winger injured his meniscus while on international duty with Australia at the beginning of the year and didn't return until July.
The goalkeeper's career at Easter Road was effectively ended by a head knock suffered in a Scottish Cup game against Elgin City in January. He spent two months battling the effects of a concussion.

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The on loan City winger initially sustained the injury last year, but he did have a set back in 2019 after returning to training in January.
Played through the pain in Neil Lennon's last game as manager, the centre-back heard a "pop" in his knee and has been out since. He's back in the squad for Saturday's game.
After being banned by the SFA for a poor challenge on Emilio Izaguirre in the same match where Gauld picked up his ailment, Johnson suffered an ankle injury and was never seen again.
The on loan midfielder had made a reasonably bright start to his Easter Road career but that was derailed when he went off against Celtic. He missed three months and only returned in May.
The versatile professional felt pain in his hip in Paul Heckingbottom's first training session and missed the rest of the 2018/19 season as a result.
The club captain endured some swelling in his knee during the summer, which caused him to miss the Betred Cup group stage campaign.
The Easter Road stalwart sustained a calf injury at the start of pre-season training. He only returned in the 5-3 extra-time win over Morton the other weekend.
The Lithuanian was hurt while on international duty in June and also missed the Betfred Cup group stages.
Boyle went under the knife again in early August to remove cartilage from his knee after complications in his rehab. He'll miss a few months.
The new signing was injured in the Ladbrokes Premiership opener against St Mirren after damaging ankle ligaments. He won't return for another few weeks.
McGregor was forced off early in the Betfred Cup clash against Morton and will miss 12 weeks.
The right-back suffered another knee injury against St Johnstone in the last match. This time it'll keep him out for three months.