Bradford midfielder Luke Dean will be sidelined for up to three months after it was confirmed he has broken his leg.
The 20-year-old, on a six-month contract, will not return to training until September after X-rays confirmed his leg was fractured in a heavy challenge from Eccleshill's Mick Baker during Friday's friendly.
Bantams manager Peter Taylor told the club's official website: "We'll help him. It's very disappointing for Luke, but we'll do what we can. I'm sure he's going to be out for 10 to 12 weeks."
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