Villa duo return for Clarets clash

Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov and Habib Beye will return after bans for the Saturday's Premier League clash with Burnley at Turf Moor.

Last Updated: 20/11/09 at 16:29

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Petrov was banned for the 5-1 home win over Bolton a fortnight ago after incurring five bookings during the current campaign while Beye served a one game suspension for his sending-off against West Ham at Upton Park.

Striker Emile Heskey could be available after a back injury to face the Clarets after being ruled him out of England's friendly international with Brazil in Doha last weekend.

But central defender James Collins remains doubtful after suffering a recurrence of a groin injury during training today.

Winger Stewart Downing is back in training after his lengthy lay-off with a broken foot but left-back Wilfred Bouma's comeback from a dislocated ankle has been further delayed by a toe problem.

Villa (from): Friedel, Guzan, Luke Young, Beye, Cuellar, Collins, Dunne, Warnock, Shorey, Milner, Petrov, Reo-Coker, Sidwell, Delph, Gardner, Ashley Young, Agbonlahor, Carew, Heskey, Delfouneso, Albrighton, Clark.

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