Seasiders waiting on Burgess

Blackpool striker Ben Burgess faces a late fitness check ahead of the trip to Nottingham Forest in the Championship on Saturday.

Last Updated: 18/09/09 at 12:05

Burgess: Hopeful of return

Burgess: Hopeful of return

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Burgess returned to the starting line-up in last weekend's defeat at Leicester but his knee injury flared up and forced him to sit out the 2-1 home win over Newcastle on Wednesday.

Defender Danny Coid (tibia) and forwards Daniel Nardiello (hip), Gary Taylor-Fletcher (ankle ligaments) and Stephen McPhee (knee) remain sidelined.

Ian Holloway's men are in buoyant mood after toppling the previously unbeaten Magpies in midweek and the Seasiders boss said: "What excites me is that when they all get fit I haven't half got some nice dilemmas."

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Championship Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
12:15
Sheff Wed v N Forest  
15:00
Brighton v Charlton  
Derby v Ipswich  
Fulham v Cardiff  
Leeds v Bolton  
M'boro v Reading  
Millwall v Blackpool  
Norwich v Bournemth  
Rotherham v Brentford  
Watford v Huddersfld  

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

Updated Wed, 27 Aug 2014

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