Steur comeback continues

Striker plays first match in almost 12 months

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Sebastiaan Steur believes he can be important for Heracles Almelo after playing his first match in almost 12 months following a groin injury.

The highly-rated striker sustained the problem shortly after securing his move to Polman Stadion from Excelsior.

Steur's injury remained a mystery for a long period before he travelled to a hospital in Germany and it was decided that a hernia operation was required.

He has now ended nearly a year on the sidelines after representing a Heracles youth side and he hopes to progress to the reserve setup and then the first team.

Steur told his club's official website: "First of all, I want it to be possible to play some minutes in the second team.

"Eventually, of course, I hope as soon as possible to catch up with the first team. I would be important for the team again."