Cooper at full-strength for Posh bow

Peterborough manager Mark Cooper has a fully-fit squad available for his first game in charge of the Posh at Sheffield United on Saturday.

Last Updated: 20/11/09 at 11:06

Mclean: Hoping to return to starting line-up

Mclean: Hoping to return to starting line-up

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Cooper - who last weekend was preparing Blue Square Premier side Kettering for a trip to Cambridge - has inherited a side bottom of the Championship but has promised that every player has been given a clean slate.

Left-back Tommy Williams has joined QPR on loan since Posh's last game - a 3-1 defeat at Newcastle - so Tommy Rowe, Jamie Day or Scott Griffiths will start at full-back at Bramall Lane.

Cooper has pledged to tighten up the club's leaky defence and may make changes to the attacking 4-4-2 formation favoured by former boss Darren Ferguson.

Striker Aaron Mclean was left on the bench at St James' Park so will hope to return as Cooper looks to mastermind a first away win of the season.

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Championship Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:15
Ipswich v Norwich  
15:00
Blackburn v Bournemth  
Brentford v Birmingham  
Brighton v Bolton  
Derby v Fulham  
Huddersfld v Charlton  
M'boro v Sheff Wed  
Millwall v Rotherham  
N Forest v Reading  
Watford v Leeds  

Sky Bet Championship

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

Updated Wed, 20 Aug 2014

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