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  • Wolves await injury updates on duo ahead of Barnsley clashWolves are hoping Leo Bonatini and Ruben Vinagre are fit for the home clash with Barnsley.Both players were forced off with knocks during last weekend's win at Nottingham Forest and will be assessed.A much-changed Wanderers team claimed a 1-0 extra-time victory over Bristol Rovers in the Carabao Cup in midweek, with Barry Douglas, Kortney Hause and Morgan Gibbs-White all returning to the squad.They will hope to be involved once again, while forward Helder Costa and defender Ryan Bennett are also nearing comebacks.Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom has no new injury concerns and could choose from an unchanged squad.The Reds made five changes for their narrow Carabao Cup defeat at Tottenham in midweek and midfielder Jared Bird will be hoping to feature again after making his first start for the club.Defender Andy Yiadom (back) is unlikely to return and midfielder Lloyd Isgrove is still sidelined with a foot injury...

    Wolverhampton V Barnsley at Molineux Stadium : Match Preview

    Wolves await injury updates on duo ahead of Barnsley clashWolves are hoping Leo Bonatini and Ruben Vinagre are fit for the home clash with Barnsley.Both players were forced off with knocks during last weekend's win at Nottingham Forest and will be assessed.A much-changed Wanderers team claimed a 1-0 extra-time victory over Bristol Rovers in the Carabao Cup in midweek, with Barry Douglas, Kortney Hause and Morgan Gibbs-White all returning to the squad.They will hope to be involved once again, while forward Helder Costa and defender Ryan Bennett are also nearing comebacks.Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom has no new injury concerns and could choose from an unchanged squad.The Reds made five changes for their narrow Carabao Cup defeat at Tottenham in midweek and midfielder Jared Bird will be hoping to feature again after making his first start for the club.Defender Andy Yiadom (back) is unlikely to return and midfielder Lloyd Isgrove is still sidelined with a foot injury...
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  • Reading winger Modou Barrow facing late check ahead of Hull encounterReading will assess winger Modou Barrow, who has been out with a knee injury, ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet Championship clash against Hull.Defender Jordan Obita (ankle) and midfielder John Swift (hamstring) returned to the side for the midweek Carabao Cup defeat by Swansea.Royals boss Jaap Stam had made nine changes, with only defenders Chris Gunter and Liam Moore retaining their places from last weekend's Championship draw at Brentford.Striker Yann Kermorgant (hip/groin), forward Joseph Mendes (knee) and winger Callum Harriott (knee ligament) continue their rehabilitation.Hull defender Ondrej Mazuch returns to contention after a knee injury and head coach Leonid Slutsky has no new issues.Midfielder David Meyler is pushing for a recall to the starting line-up after scoring the Tigers' late equaliser in last week's home draw against Sunderland.Kevin Stewart has still not recovered from the ank..

    Reading V Hull at Madejski Stadium : Match Preview

    Reading winger Modou Barrow facing late check ahead of Hull encounterReading will assess winger Modou Barrow, who has been out with a knee injury, ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet Championship clash against Hull.Defender Jordan Obita (ankle) and midfielder John Swift (hamstring) returned to the side for the midweek Carabao Cup defeat by Swansea.Royals boss Jaap Stam had made nine changes, with only defenders Chris Gunter and Liam Moore retaining their places from last weekend's Championship draw at Brentford.Striker Yann Kermorgant (hip/groin), forward Joseph Mendes (knee) and winger Callum Harriott (knee ligament) continue their rehabilitation.Hull defender Ondrej Mazuch returns to contention after a knee injury and head coach Leonid Slutsky has no new issues.Midfielder David Meyler is pushing for a recall to the starting line-up after scoring the Tigers' late equaliser in last week's home draw against Sunderland.Kevin Stewart has still not recovered from the ank..
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  • Alan McCormack faces late fitness test for LutonLuton will give a late fitness test to experienced midfielder Alan McCormack ahead of the Sky Bet League Two clash with managerless Chesterfield.McCormack was forced off during the first half of last weekend's win at Wycombe and has been suffering with fatigue, according to manager Nathan Jones.Captain Scott Cuthbert is hoping for a recall to the Hatters' defence after coming off the bench to score at Adams Park following a game out through suspension.Midfielder Lawson D'Ath is a long-term absentee and remains sidelined with an ankle problem.Bradley Barry is the latest Chesterfield player to be suspended this season.The defender became the fourth Spireite to be sent off during last weekend's home defeat to Accrington - a loss that saw Gary Caldwell sacked as manager just hours afterwards, and he will now serve a three-match ban.Director of recruitment and development Guy Branston has been installed as caretaker ..

    Luton V Chesterfield at Kenilworth Road : Match Preview

    Alan McCormack faces late fitness test for LutonLuton will give a late fitness test to experienced midfielder Alan McCormack ahead of the Sky Bet League Two clash with managerless Chesterfield.McCormack was forced off during the first half of last weekend's win at Wycombe and has been suffering with fatigue, according to manager Nathan Jones.Captain Scott Cuthbert is hoping for a recall to the Hatters' defence after coming off the bench to score at Adams Park following a game out through suspension.Midfielder Lawson D'Ath is a long-term absentee and remains sidelined with an ankle problem.Bradley Barry is the latest Chesterfield player to be suspended this season.The defender became the fourth Spireite to be sent off during last weekend's home defeat to Accrington - a loss that saw Gary Caldwell sacked as manager just hours afterwards, and he will now serve a three-match ban.Director of recruitment and development Guy Branston has been installed as caretaker ..
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  • Will Nightingale and Callum Kennedy doubtful for AFC WimbledonWill Nightingale and Callum Kennedy are doubts for AFC Wimbledon's clash with rivals MK Dons on Friday night.Nightingale is struggling with a strained neck, while Kennedy suffered concussion in the recent home defeat by Portsmouth.However, manager Neal Ardley does have Jimmy Abdou available following suspension.Darius Charles and Tom Soares are also in contention.Ethan Ebanks-Landell could return to the MK Dons squad after a three-match absence.The 24-year-old, on loan from Wolves, has been out with a foot injury but has done some light training this week and it is hoped he can be involved.However, fellow defender Joe Walsh is expected to be missing for another two weeks despite some improvement in his knee problem.Ryan Seager stated his claim for a starting place with the winning goal after coming off the bench against Rochdale while Dean Lewington, Ousseynou Cisse, Kieran Agard and Robbie Muirhead are among th..

    AFC Wimbledon V Milton Keynes Dons at The Cherry Red Records Stadium : Match Preview

    Will Nightingale and Callum Kennedy doubtful for AFC WimbledonWill Nightingale and Callum Kennedy are doubts for AFC Wimbledon's clash with rivals MK Dons on Friday night.Nightingale is struggling with a strained neck, while Kennedy suffered concussion in the recent home defeat by Portsmouth.However, manager Neal Ardley does have Jimmy Abdou available following suspension.Darius Charles and Tom Soares are also in contention.Ethan Ebanks-Landell could return to the MK Dons squad after a three-match absence.The 24-year-old, on loan from Wolves, has been out with a foot injury but has done some light training this week and it is hoped he can be involved.However, fellow defender Joe Walsh is expected to be missing for another two weeks despite some improvement in his knee problem.Ryan Seager stated his claim for a starting place with the winning goal after coming off the bench against Rochdale while Dean Lewington, Ousseynou Cisse, Kieran Agard and Robbie Muirhead are among th..
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  • Paul Gallagher and Ben Pearson to miss out for PrestonPreston will again be without midfielders Paul Gallagher and Ben Pearson for the visit of Millwall in the Sky Bet Championship.Gallagher is still sidelined by illness and Pearson is not yet ready to return after suffering a dead leg.Right-back Darnell Fisher, who missed last week's victory over Birmingham with a groin problem, could return.Fisher will be assessed in training and a final decision made ahead of the game by manager Alex Neil.Millwall remain without the suspended Lee Gregory.The forward still has two matches to serve of the ban he received for being sent off against QPR.In his absence, Aiden O'Brien scored the winning goal in last weekend's 1-0 victory over leaders Leeds.Ryan Tunnicliffe also appeared, as a substitute, and is in contention for a place in manager Neil Harris' starting XI. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Preston North End V Millwall at Deepdale : Match Preview

    Paul Gallagher and Ben Pearson to miss out for PrestonPreston will again be without midfielders Paul Gallagher and Ben Pearson for the visit of Millwall in the Sky Bet Championship.Gallagher is still sidelined by illness and Pearson is not yet ready to return after suffering a dead leg.Right-back Darnell Fisher, who missed last week's victory over Birmingham with a groin problem, could return.Fisher will be assessed in training and a final decision made ahead of the game by manager Alex Neil.Millwall remain without the suspended Lee Gregory.The forward still has two matches to serve of the ban he received for being sent off against QPR.In his absence, Aiden O'Brien scored the winning goal in last weekend's 1-0 victory over leaders Leeds.Ryan Tunnicliffe also appeared, as a substitute, and is in contention for a place in manager Neil Harris' starting XI. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Sammy Ameobi could be back to boost BoltonBottom side Bolton will hope to have winger Sammy Ameobi back in contention for Saturday's Sky Bet Championship visit of Brentford.The 25-year-old has not featured since making his move from Newcastle permanent in the summer due to a knee injury but is now back in training.Manager Phil Parkinson will again reshuffle his side after making seven changes for the Carabao Cup loss to West Ham in midweek.Midfielder Jem Karacan (four bookings this season) and defender Mark Little (minor knock) are among those who could return.Brentford boss Dean Smith also made seven changes, including full debuts for youngsters Chris Mepham and Theo Archibald, as his side crashed out of the cup at home to Norwich.Goalkeeper Dan Bentley, defenders Andreas Bjelland and John Egan, midfielder Ryan Woods and forward Ollie Watkins will be among those set to return to the starting line-up.Winger Sergi Canos is a doubt with an ankle problem and striker Lasse Vibe..

    Bolton V Brentford at Macron Stadium : Match Preview

    Sammy Ameobi could be back to boost BoltonBottom side Bolton will hope to have winger Sammy Ameobi back in contention for Saturday's Sky Bet Championship visit of Brentford.The 25-year-old has not featured since making his move from Newcastle permanent in the summer due to a knee injury but is now back in training.Manager Phil Parkinson will again reshuffle his side after making seven changes for the Carabao Cup loss to West Ham in midweek.Midfielder Jem Karacan (four bookings this season) and defender Mark Little (minor knock) are among those who could return.Brentford boss Dean Smith also made seven changes, including full debuts for youngsters Chris Mepham and Theo Archibald, as his side crashed out of the cup at home to Norwich.Goalkeeper Dan Bentley, defenders Andreas Bjelland and John Egan, midfielder Ryan Woods and forward Ollie Watkins will be among those set to return to the starting line-up.Winger Sergi Canos is a doubt with an ankle problem and striker Lasse Vibe..
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  • Callum Chettle the only absentee for PeterboroughPeterborough have a near fully-fit squad ahead of the visit of League One promotion rivals Wigan.Only midfielder Callum Chettle (hamstring) is absent for Posh.Junior Morias and Ricky Miller are in competition to partner Jack Marriott up front.Posh drew at Walsall last Saturday after beating MK Dons in their previous contest.Wigan will be without midfielder Sam Morsy for the trip to London Road through suspension.Morsy incurred a one-match ban after collecting his fifth booking of the season in the victory over Northampton in midweek.His absence could pave the way for Max Power to start for the first time in the league since requesting a transfer over the summer.Forward Nick Powell could return after he limped off against Bristol Rovers last weekend and was not risked on Tuesday. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Peterborough V Wigan at ABAX Stadium : Match Preview

    Callum Chettle the only absentee for PeterboroughPeterborough have a near fully-fit squad ahead of the visit of League One promotion rivals Wigan.Only midfielder Callum Chettle (hamstring) is absent for Posh.Junior Morias and Ricky Miller are in competition to partner Jack Marriott up front.Posh drew at Walsall last Saturday after beating MK Dons in their previous contest.Wigan will be without midfielder Sam Morsy for the trip to London Road through suspension.Morsy incurred a one-match ban after collecting his fifth booking of the season in the victory over Northampton in midweek.His absence could pave the way for Max Power to start for the first time in the league since requesting a transfer over the summer.Forward Nick Powell could return after he limped off against Bristol Rovers last weekend and was not risked on Tuesday. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Bristol Rovers captain Tom Lockyer suspended for visit of BlackpoolBristol Rovers captain Tom Lockyer is suspended for the League One visit of Blackpool.Defender Lockyer was sent off in extra time of the Carabao Cup defeat at Wolves on Tuesday night and will serve a one-game ban.Defender Ryan Sweeney is back following his suspension.James Clarke, another defender, is nearing a return from his long-term calf problem.Blackpool have no new injuries ahead of the trip to the Memorial Stadium.Midfielder Sessi D'Almeida could come back into starting contention after being mostly rested - appearing only as a last-minute substitute - for last week's victory over Oxford.Newcastle loanee Sean Longstaff, who has scored four goals this season, appeared to come through his return from an Achilles injury unscathed.Armand Gnanduillet (thigh), Mark Cullen (hamstring) and Jim McAllister (broken leg) remain on the injury list. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript..

    Bristol Rovers V Blackpool at The Memorial Stadium : Match Preview

    Bristol Rovers captain Tom Lockyer suspended for visit of BlackpoolBristol Rovers captain Tom Lockyer is suspended for the League One visit of Blackpool.Defender Lockyer was sent off in extra time of the Carabao Cup defeat at Wolves on Tuesday night and will serve a one-game ban.Defender Ryan Sweeney is back following his suspension.James Clarke, another defender, is nearing a return from his long-term calf problem.Blackpool have no new injuries ahead of the trip to the Memorial Stadium.Midfielder Sessi D'Almeida could come back into starting contention after being mostly rested - appearing only as a last-minute substitute - for last week's victory over Oxford.Newcastle loanee Sean Longstaff, who has scored four goals this season, appeared to come through his return from an Achilles injury unscathed.Armand Gnanduillet (thigh), Mark Cullen (hamstring) and Jim McAllister (broken leg) remain on the injury list. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript..
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  • Ricky Holmes banned for CharltonCharlton are without the suspended Ricky Holmes for the Sky Bet League One visit of Bury following the winger's red card against Gillingham.The on-loan Joe Dodoo or Karlan Ahearne-Grant are expected to deputise for manager Karl Robinson.Another potential replacement, summer signing Mark Marshall, remains weeks short of recovering his fitness.Chris Solly and Ahmed Kashi remain available for selection, despite concerns surrounding their intense workloads.Bury are hopeful former Everton striker Jermaine Beckford will be fit to return after two games out with a knee injury.Eoghan O'Connell, Jay O'Shea and Andrew Tutte remain on the sidelines but are expected to return to training in the coming days.Craig Jones (groin) and Danny Mayor (pelvis) have longer-term issues.A number of senior players are likely to return after manager Lee Clark made a raft of changes for the derby loss to Rochdale in the Checkatrade Trophy in midweek. Source: ..

    Charlton V Bury at The Valley : Match Preview

    Ricky Holmes banned for CharltonCharlton are without the suspended Ricky Holmes for the Sky Bet League One visit of Bury following the winger's red card against Gillingham.The on-loan Joe Dodoo or Karlan Ahearne-Grant are expected to deputise for manager Karl Robinson.Another potential replacement, summer signing Mark Marshall, remains weeks short of recovering his fitness.Chris Solly and Ahmed Kashi remain available for selection, despite concerns surrounding their intense workloads.Bury are hopeful former Everton striker Jermaine Beckford will be fit to return after two games out with a knee injury.Eoghan O'Connell, Jay O'Shea and Andrew Tutte remain on the sidelines but are expected to return to training in the coming days.Craig Jones (groin) and Danny Mayor (pelvis) have longer-term issues.A number of senior players are likely to return after manager Lee Clark made a raft of changes for the derby loss to Rochdale in the Checkatrade Trophy in midweek. Source: ..
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