Rovers to check on doubtful duo

Tranmere manager John Barnes will assess the fitness of Ian Goodison and Ian Thomas-Moore ahead of their League One trip to high-flying Leeds.

Last Updated: 21/08/09 at 13:02

Goodison: Expected to be fit

Goodison: Expected to be fit

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Jamaica defender Goodison was substituted in the 65th minute of Tuesday night's 1-0 home defeat against MK Dons with a hamstring problem.

He was replaced by Ash Taylor but Barnes expects Goodison to be available for the Elland Road showdown.

Skipper Thomas-Moore, meanwhile, limped out of the MK Dons game midway through the second half with a groin strain and is rated as doubtful.

Fellow frontman Bas Savage is not expected to play until the New Year because of a ruptured Achilles tendon injury which he sustained towards the end of last season.

Gavin Gunning, the Irish youth international centre-back on a month's loan from Blackburn, battled through the Dons game with blisters but Barnes is hopeful the condition will have eased by the weekend.

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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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