Loan star missing for Sky Blues

Coventry manager Chris Coleman will be without Patrick van Aanholt for the home clash against Bristol City in the Championship on Saturday.

Last Updated: 11/09/09 at 12:13

Van Aanholt: Groin injury

Van Aanholt: Groin injury

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The on-loan Chelsea man has been ruled out for three to four weeks with a groin strain and will therefore miss out against the Robins, but experienced left-backs Marcus Hall and Jordan Clarke are both available to step in.

Hall has recovered from the knee injury sustained during his testimonial against Everton at the start of the season while Clarke will be in confident mood following his recent debut for the England Under-19's.

Otherwise, Coleman has no other new injury or suspension concerns, with winger Michael McIndoe set to come up against his former club.

Keiren Westwood, Leon Best, Sammy Clingan and Aron Gunnarsson are all okay following their international exploits.

That just leaves winger David Bell (ankle), defenders James McPake (shoulder) and Elliott Ward and goalkeeper Danny Ireland (emergency bowel surgery) as long-term absentees.

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Championship Fixtures

Friday, 08 August 2014
19:45
Blackburn v Cardiff  
Saturday, 09 August 2014
15:00
Brentford v Charlton  
Brighton v Sheff Wed  
Derby v Rotherham  
Huddersfld v Bournemth  
Middlesbro' v Birmingham  
Millwall v Leeds  
N Forest v Blackpool  
Watford v Bolton  
Wigan v Reading  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Blackpool 0 0 0
4 Bolton 0 0 0
5 Bournemth 0 0 0
6 Brentford 0 0 0
7 Brighton 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0
12 Huddersfld 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0
14 Leeds 0 0 0
15 Middlesbro' 0 0 0
16 Millwall 0 0 0
17 Norwich 0 0 0
18 N Forest 0 0 0
19 Reading 0 0 0
20 Rotherham 0 0 0
21 Sheff Wed 0 0 0
22 Watford 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0

Updated Mon, 14 Jul 2014

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