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, 03 October 2014
19:45
Blackpool v Cardiff  
Saturday, 04 October 2014
12:15
Leeds v Sheff Wed  
15:00
Blackburn v Huddersfld  
Bolton v Bournemth  
Brentford v Reading  
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Derby v Millwall  
M'boro v Fulham  
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Position Team P GD PTS
1 Norwich 10 11 20
2 N Forest 10 10 20
3 Watford 10 8 20
4 Derby 10 9 19
5 Ipswich 10 6 18
6 Charlton 10 4 18
7 Wolves 10 3 18
8 M'boro 10 6 17
9 Sheff Wed 10 3 16
10 Reading 10 0 15
11 Blackburn 10 -2 14
12 Leeds 10 -2 14
13 Brentford 10 -3 14
14 Cardiff 10 0 13
15 Bournemth 10 1 12
16 Millwall 10 -3 11
17 Rotherham 10 -4 11
18 Huddersfld 10 -8 11
19 Brighton 10 -2 10
20 Birmingham 10 -6 10
21 Wigan 10 -2 9
22 Fulham 10 -8 7
23 Bolton 10 -12 5
24 Blackpool 10 -9 3

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