Duo included in squad to play Wigan

Joe Cole and Yury Zhirkov are included in Chelsea's squad for their trip to Wigan after both coming through the midweek Carling Cup victory.

Last Updated: 25/09/09 at 13:52

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Both successfully overcame long-term knee injuries to make their comebacks in Wednesday night's success over Queens Park Rangers.

Didier Drogba is fit after recovering from a bout of cramp but midfielder Deco (calf) and defender Alex (groin) will miss out.

Blues (from): Cech, Hilario, Turnbull, Belletti, Bosingwa, Carvalho, Terry, Ivanovic, A Cole, Hutchinson, Borini, Bruma, Lampard, Ballack, Obi, Kalou, Malouda, Anelka, Drogba, Sturridge, Zhirkov, J Cole, Essien.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:45
A Villa v Newcastle  
15:00
Chelsea v Leicester  
C Palace v West Ham  
Southampton v West Brom  
Swansea v Burnley  
17:30
Everton v Arsenal  
Sunday, 24 August 2014
13:30
Hull City v Stoke  
Tottenham v QPR  
16:00
S'land v Man Utd  
Monday, 25 August 2014
20:00
Man City v Liverpool  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 1 2 3
2 Man City 1 2 3
3 Arsenal 1 1 3
4 Liverpool 1 1 3
5 Swansea 1 1 3
6 A Villa 1 1 3
7 Hull City 1 1 3
8 Tottenham 1 1 3
9 Everton 1 0 1
10 Leicester 1 0 1
11 S'land 1 0 1
12 West Brom 1 0 1
13 C Palace 1 -1 0
14 Man Utd 1 -1 0
15 Southampton 1 -1 0
16 QPR 1 -1 0
17 Stoke 1 -1 0
18 West Ham 1 -1 0
19 Burnley 1 -2 0
20 Newcastle 1 -2 0

Updated Tue, 19 Aug 2014

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