Greens forced to swap winning side

Plymouth Argyle boss Paul Sturrock will be forced to change a winning line-up for Saturday's Championship clash away to Blackpool.

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Sturrock has maintained the same starting XI for the 2-1 wins over Scunthorpe, at home last time out, and Peterborough away.

But on-loan Manchester United central defender James Chester (knee) is ruled out for the long-term and has returned to his parent club for treatment, meaning Sturrock will be forced to alter his plans at Bloomfield Road.

With Chris Barker and Reda Johnson both ruled out by calf injuries and Icelandic international Kari Arnason (hamstring) sidelined, Sturrock is set to recall Hungarian international Krisztian Timar to partner on-loan Aston Villa central defender Shane Lowry.

Blackpool's on-loan Argyle centre half Marcel Seip has been given permission to play against his parent club.

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Championship Fixtures

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

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