Saints duo set to make debuts

Graeme Murty and Dan Harding are set to make their Southampton debuts against Millwall in Saints' League One opener at St Mary's.

Last Updated: 07/08/09 at 16:07

Murty: Set to start

Murty: Set to start

Veteran full-back Murty joined Saints on a free transfer this week after being released by Reading at the end of last season and he is expected to go straight into the starting line-up.

Left-back Harding is also expected to start after completing a move to St Mary's from Championship side Ipswich over the summer.

Boss Alan Pardew had also hoped to included Radhi Jaidi in his side, but the former Birmingham defender's switch to the South Coast looks to be in doubt as he may struggle to obtain a work permit.

Young striker Kayne McLaggon is ruled out as he continues his recovery from a ruptured Achilles.

Pardew has been left short of options in attack following the departures of David McGoldrick, Bradley Wright-Phillips, Jason Euell and Stern John.

The match kicks off at 12.45pm.

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2 Brentford 42 29 87
3 Leyton Or 42 39 80
4 Rotherham 42 28 79
5 Preston 42 23 79
6 Peterboro 42 10 67
7 Swindon 42 5 60
8 MK Dons 42 1 58
9 Port Vale 42 -13 57
10 Walsall 42 2 56
11 Sheff Utd 41 -1 56
12 Crawley 41 -5 52
13 Bradford 42 1 50
14 Bristol C 42 0 50
15 Coventry 42 -1 49
16 Gillingham 42 -19 48
17 Oldham 41 -11 47
18 Colchester 42 -11 46
19 Tranmere 42 -22 46
20 Notts Co 42 -15 43
21 Carlisle 41 -26 43
22 Crewe 42 -29 43
23 Shrewsbury 42 -14 41
24 Stevenage 42 -22 39

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