Pilgrims boss without Bradley

Plymouth Argyle boss Paul Sturrock will be without striker Bradley Wright-Phillips for the Pilgrims' Championship opener at Crystal Palace.

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Wright-Phillips: Knee injury

Wright-Phillips: Knee injury

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Wright-Phillips - signed on a free transfer from Southampton earlier this summer - suffered a knee injury in a behind-closed-doors game and is set to be ruled out for six weeks.

It is the second injury blow for Argyle ahead of Saturday's clash at Selhurst Park, as centre-back Chris Barker is sidelined with a torn calf muscle.

Wright-Phillips' place is likely to go to on-loan Blackburn winger Alan Judge - who joined the Pilgrims on a season-long loan earlier this week - while new centre-back Reda Johnson, signed from French club Amiens last week, is poised for his debut in the back four.

Former Palace midfielder Carl Fletcher - who joined Argyle at the start of the summer from the Eagles - is set to feature for Paul Sturrock's side.

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Championship Fixtures

Saturday, 25 October 2014
12:15
Millwall v Cardiff
15:00
Birm'ham v B'mouth
Bolton v Brentford
Brighton v Rotherham
Derby v Wigan
Ipswich v Huddsf'ld
Leeds v Wolves
M'boro v Watford
N Forest v Blackburn
Reading v Blackpool

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Derby 13 13 26
2 Watford 13 11 25
3 M'boro 13 7 23
4 Wolves 13 5 23
5 Norwich 13 10 22
6 N Forest 13 9 22
7 Charlton 14 1 22
8 B'mouth 13 6 21
9 Ipswich 13 4 20
10 Cardiff 13 2 19
11 Blackburn 13 -1 19
12 Brentford 13 -1 19
13 Sheff Wed 13 0 18
14 Rotherham 13 -3 16
15 Leeds 13 -3 16
16 Huddsf'ld 13 -6 16
17 Reading 13 -8 15
18 Millwall 13 -3 14
19 Fulham 14 -6 14
20 Wigan 13 -2 12
21 Brighton 13 -3 12
22 Birm'ham 13 -8 11
23 Bolton 13 -13 8
24 Blackpool 13 -11 6

Updated Fri, 24 Oct 2014

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