Oakley in line for Foxes recall

Leicester boss Nigel Pearson could recall skipper Matt Oakley to his starting line-up for Saturday's trip to rivals Nottingham Forest (1pm).

Last Updated: 04/12/09 at 13:35

Oakley: Could start against Forest

Oakley: Could start against Forest

The midfielder returned from suspension in last weekend's 1-1 draw at Scunthorpe but he was forced to settle for a place among the substitutes.

He is now hoping for a recall as the Foxes seek to record their first win at the City Ground since January 1972.

However, defender Aleksandar Tunchev is still some way off a first-team return as he is still on crutches after an operation to clean out a knee joint.

The Bulgarian had returned from cruciate ligament damage inflicted at Crystal Palace nearly a year ago, but then suffered a setback this season.

Stephen Clemence has returned to training with the squad this week, but is not ready for a first-team recall.

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Friday, 18 April 2014
19:30
Doncaster v Derby  
Saturday, 19 April 2014
12:15
Leicester v QPR
15:00
Barnsley v Leeds
Middlesbro' v Millwall
N Forest v Birmingham
Watford v Ipswich
Monday, 21 April 2014
Birmingham v Blackburn  
Brighton v Blackpool  
Burnley v Wigan  
Derby v Barnsley  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Leicester 42 35 90
2 Burnley 42 31 83
3 Derby 42 27 75
4 QPR 42 15 73
5 Wigan 42 17 70
6 Brighton 43 12 65
7 Reading 43 10 64
8 Ipswich 42 8 64
9 Bournemth 43 -1 62
10 Blackburn 43 3 61
11 N Forest 42 4 59
12 Middlesbro' 42 10 58
13 Watford 41 16 57
14 Bolton 43 -2 55
15 Sheff Wed 43 2 53
16 Leeds 42 -9 50
17 Huddersfld 43 -9 47
18 Birmingham 41 -10 43
19 Doncaster 42 -26 43
20 Charlton 42 -24 42
21 Blackpool 42 -26 42
22 Millwall 42 -30 40
23 Barnsley 42 -28 39
24 Yeovil 43 -25 37

Updated Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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