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The 17 significant injuries suffered by Hearts players in 2019

Hearts goalkeeper Joel Pereira will be absent from this weekend's match against Hamilton after becoming the second player in maroon to suffer an injury during Sunday's match with Celtic.

It's a familiar feeling of frustration for the club and the supporters and continues a trend that's been going on all year.

An injury sustained against Auchinleck Talbot in the Scottish Cup saw the right-back miss two months between February and April.

1. Michael Smith (thigh)

An injury sustained against Auchinleck Talbot in the Scottish Cup saw the right-back miss two months between February and April.
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The on loan left-back suffered an injury in the same match as Smith, against Auchinleck Talbot, which would end his career at Tynecastle.

2. Demetri Mitchell (knee)

The on loan left-back suffered an injury in the same match as Smith, against Auchinleck Talbot, which would end his career at Tynecastle.
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The talismanic striker injured his knee for the second time in the 2018/19 campaign against Celtic and would miss the remainder of the season.

3. Steven Naismith (knee)

The talismanic striker injured his knee for the second time in the 2018/19 campaign against Celtic and would miss the remainder of the season.
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The Australian tore his cruciate ligament during training in March and was ruled out for ten months.

4. Ben Garuccio (knee)

The Australian tore his cruciate ligament during training in March and was ruled out for ten months.
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