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

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

Friday, 18 April 2014
15:00
Brentford v Preston  
Bristol C v Notts Co  
Carlisle v Walsall  
Colchester v Oldham  
Coventry v Swindon  
Crawley v Leyton Or  
Gillingham v Tranmere  
Port Vale v MK Dons  
Shrewsbury v Crewe  
Wolves v Rotherham  

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Wolves 42 51 93
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

Updated Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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