Hughes ruled out for Saddlers

Walsall captain Mark Hughes will miss the trip to Norwich City in League One on Saturday as he continues to nurse a hip problem.

Last Updated: 04/09/09 at 14:24

Hughes: Hip injury

Hughes: Hip injury

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The centre-back has been sidelined for the past three games and will again watch on from the sidelines as the Saddlers look for their first win since the opening day. Fellow defender Stephen Roberts also continues to miss out.

Goalkeeper Clayton Ince and midfielder Mark Bradley remain on international duty with Trinidad and Tobago and Wales' Under-21s respectively, meaning Rene Gilmartin will continue in goal.

Striker Darren Byfield and full-back Jamie Vincent sustained slight knocks in the midweek Johnstone's Paint Trophy defeat to Bury but both will be okay.

Recent loan signing Clayton McDonald is set to make his league debut at Carrow Road having featured against the Shakers.

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League One Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
15:00
Barnsley v Gillingham  
Bradford v Peterboro  
Colchester v Doncaster  
Fleetwood v Chesterfld  
Leyton Or v Walsall  
MK Dons v Coventry  
Port Vale v Notts Co  
Preston v Oldham  
Rochdale v Bristol C  
Sheff Utd v Crawley  

Sky Bet League 1

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

Updated Thu, 21 Aug 2014

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