``It will ache a couple of days after playing but it can't get any worse,'' said Horrobin who, diagnosed as suffering from Gilmore's Groin
, will not be taking back the captaincy which stays with Kevin Whitley.
And it is understood that the 27-year-old was suffering from Gilmore's Groin
, a condition which is likely to require surgery.
He explained: "Well, the long and the short of it is, it did, in terms of recovery, because I had a Gilmore's groin
surgery on December 9.
Fellow midfielder John Snape, who will not play again this term, has undergone surgery for Gilmore's groin
However it is not so positive for Brian McDonald, who will miss the tie after undergoing surgery on a Gilmore's Groin
problem, while Cian Reynolds is rated as '50-50' because of a hamstring injury.
Snape had not played since the January 4 match at Tamworth when he suffered knee ligament problems but he has now been diagnosed with Gilmore's Groin
, a condition brought on by wear and tear, and so will need an operation.
"To not even have him on the training field, it is a massive loss," said the three-time All-Star in relation to Murphy, who is out with a Gilmore's groin
The no-nonsense centre-back, a key member in last season's promotion success, has undergone further checks on the injury and doctors have now diagnosed Gilmore's groin
, brought on by the wear and tear of football.
Murphy is easing himself back into action at the moment after a lay-off having suffered from Gilmore's groin
, for which he required surgery.
The former Herflge forward has struggled with the problem throughout this season and further analysis has shown he is suffering with a condition known as 'Gilmore's Groin
The pounds 35,000 signing last summer from Forest Green Rovers has been diagnosed as suffering from Gilmore's Groin
NECK Injured: April 18 2007 baCK Injured: November 13 2003, August 25 2010 GROIN Strained: September 22 2004, April 11 2005, April 8 2009, August 10 2009, October 10 2009, February 7 2011, February 21 2011 GILMORE'S GROIN
August 28 2008, March 11 2011 THIGH MUSCLE Strained: August 3 2002, December 30 2003, August 4 2004, May 13 2005, August 6 2008, November 15 2008 KNEE Injured: October 9 2005, February 8 2006, May 28 2010 CaLF MUSCLE Strained: August 21 2005 aNKLE/FOOT Sprained: September 2 2003, March 12 2004, Injured: August 20 2007 METaTaRSaL Fractured: September 20 2004 HIP Injured: October 16 2002 LEG Injured: December 24 2006 HaMSTRING Injured: April 16 2006, October 17 2006, February 4 2009, January 13 2010, November 17 2010