Jamie Lowry ready to make Plymouth Argyle impact

Plymouth Argyle midfielder Jamie Lowry is ready to make an impact as he prepares for his first league start after recovering from an ankle injury.

The 25-year-old returned to action as a late substitute in the 2-1 defeat by Cheltenham on Tuesday after being injured in pre-season.

He is expected to start on Saturday in place of the suspended Conor Hourihane.

"Hopefully I can crack on now and get a few league games under my belt," Lowry told BBC Radio Devon.

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I've worked hard and have come back quicker than expected

Jamie Lowry

He joined Plymouth Argyle in July following his release by Chesterfield at the end of last season, but he was ruled out for three months after being hurt in a pre-season game with Truro City.

He admitted it had been hard watching his new teammates from the sidelines.

"Coming to a new club and getting to know the lads and being involved in a few pre-season friendlies, and then having the ankle injury has been tough," he said.

"But I'd like to think I've worked hard and have come back quicker than expected.

"I was delighted to get a little taste of it on Tuesday night."