Pilgrims boss without Bradley

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

Last Updated: 07/08/09 at 15:40

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

Friday, 08 August 2014
19:45
Blackburn v Cardiff  
Saturday, 09 August 2014
15:00
Brentford v Charlton  
Brighton v Sheff Wed  
Derby v Rotherham  
Huddersfld v Bournemth  
Middlesbro' v Birmingham  
Millwall v Leeds  
N Forest v Blackpool  
Watford v Bolton  
Wigan v Reading  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Blackpool 0 0 0
4 Bolton 0 0 0
5 Bournemth 0 0 0
6 Brentford 0 0 0
7 Brighton 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0
12 Huddersfld 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0
14 Leeds 0 0 0
15 Middlesbro' 0 0 0
16 Millwall 0 0 0
17 Norwich 0 0 0
18 N Forest 0 0 0
19 Reading 0 0 0
20 Rotherham 0 0 0
21 Sheff Wed 0 0 0
22 Watford 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0

Updated Wed, 18 Jun 2014

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