Oates wasn’t risked in opposition to Notts County at The Vic on Saturday teatime in entrance of the cameras, Swimming pools successful 2-0 to go high of the Nationwide League.
Challinor has defined Oates did a health check earlier than the sport and didn’t really feel completely snug so wasn’t risked in opposition to County.
Challinor stated: “He did a health check earlier than the sport and simply didn’t really feel snug.
“Buster was fairly pleased with all the pieces he did, he sprinted, struck the ball but when the participant isn’t snug of their thoughts then it’s troublesome to ask them to go and do a job correctly even when it was 20, 25 minutes from the bench.
“We bit the bullet and didn’t danger it however I’m certain he’ll be nice for subsequent Saturday and we’ll go from there.”
Saturday’s win sees Swimming pools high of the desk, some extent forward of Sutton United who’ve 4 video games in hand in second place.
Gavan Holohan and on-loan Stockport COunty striker Richie Bennett scored in Saturday’s 2-0 win in opposition to Notts County at Victoria Park, Holohan’s fourth in as many video games and tenth in complete this season.
The midfielder began the season in nice scoring kind and has began to seek out the web once more on the good time as Swimming pools head into the ultimate run of matches.
Challinor is hoping Oates will be capable to return to the squad to offer him one other attacking possibility as effectively forward of the weekend check.