Double doubt for Scunny clash

Newcastle may have to do without key defenders Steven Taylor and Fabricio Coloccini once again for Tuesday night's clash at Scunthorpe.

Last Updated: 19/10/09 at 17:52

Coloccini: Unlikely to feature

Coloccini: Unlikely to feature

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Taylor (hamstring) and Coloccini (groin) both missed Saturday's 1-0 Championship defeat at Nottingham Forest and are not expected to recover in time for the trip to Glanford Park.

However, while Taylor will also struggle to make Saturday's home clash with Doncaster, the Argentina international is expected to be fit after almost a month on the sidelines.

Elsewhere, Chris Hughton has only long-term injury victims Shola Ameobi and Joey Barton missing, both with long-term foot problems as the Magpies attempt to bounce back from a run of three games which has seen them take just two points and slip from the top if the table as a result.

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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  

Sky Bet Championship

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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