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

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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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League One Fixtures

Saturday, 09 August 2014
12:15
Sheff Utd v Bristol C  
15:00
Barnsley v Crawley  
Bradford v Coventry  
Colchester v Oldham  
Fleetwood v Crewe  
Leyton Or v Chesterfld  
MK Dons v Gillingham  
Port Vale v Walsall  
Preston v Notts Co  
Rochdale v Peterboro  

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Barnsley 0 0 0
2 Bradford 0 0 0
3 Bristol C 0 0 0
4 Chesterfld 0 0 0
5 Colchester 0 0 0
6 Coventry 0 0 0
7 Crawley 0 0 0
8 Crewe 0 0 0
9 Doncaster 0 0 0
10 Fleetwood 0 0 0
11 Gillingham 0 0 0
12 Leyton Or 0 0 0
13 MK Dons 0 0 0
14 Notts Co 0 0 0
15 Oldham 0 0 0
16 Peterboro 0 0 0
17 Port Vale 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0
19 Rochdale 0 0 0
20 Scunthorpe 0 0 0
21 Sheff Utd 0 0 0
22 Swindon 0 0 0
23 Walsall 0 0 0
24 Yeovil 0 0 0

Updated Wed, 09 Jul 2014

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