Folan and Hoye out of Foxes clash

Middlesbrough will be without Caleb Folan and Justin Hoyte for Tuesday night's Championship clash with Leicester at the Riverside Stadium.

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Folan suffered a torn hamstring in training on Sunday and despite not knowing how serious the injury is, the on-loan Hull striker will definitely sit out the clash.

Gareth Southgate said: "We don't know the length of time he'll be out for yet but it looks like quite a serious one."

Boro will also be without Hoyte, who suffered ankle ligament damage in the 2-2 draw with Coventry at the weekend, while Didier Digard is expected to remain sidelined as he continues to build up his fitness after a groin injury.

Southgate will also be without defenders Andrew Taylor and Chris Riggott (both ankle), who remain sidelined alongside long-term absentee Matthew Bates (knee ligaments).

Kick-off is at 8pm.

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Saturday, 27 September 2014
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Blackburn v Watford  
Blackpool v Norwich  
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2 Norwich 8 10 17
3 Wolves 8 5 17
4 Watford 8 7 16
5 M'boro 8 6 15
6 Sheff Wed 8 4 15
7 Ipswich 8 4 14
8 Charlton 8 3 14
9 Derby 8 5 13
10 Blackburn 8 0 13
11 Reading 8 0 13
12 Leeds 8 0 13
13 Millwall 8 0 11
14 Brentford 8 -4 11
15 Bournemth 8 1 9
16 Cardiff 8 -1 9
17 Wigan 8 0 8
18 Brighton 8 -2 8
19 Rotherham 8 -4 8
20 Birmingham 8 -7 7
21 Bolton 8 -6 5
22 Huddersfld 8 -11 5
23 Blackpool 8 -7 2
24 Fulham 8 -13 1

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