Helguson return boosts Hornets

Heidar Helguson will return to the Watford starting line-up for Saturday afternoon's Championship clash with Derby at Vicarage Road.

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The Icelandic striker missed Monday night's 3-1 win over QPR due to the terms of his loan deal from the west London club.

Nathan Ellington, who was handed a rare start against Rangers, is likely to find himself on the bench again with Helguson partnering Danny Graham in attack.

Boss Malky Mackay will hand a late fitness check to Henri Lansbury after the on-loan Arsenal midfielder sat out on Monday with a hip injury.

Club captain Jay DeMerit could also return to the starting line-up for the first time since August.

The American defender came on at half-time against Rangers after more than three months out recovering from eye surgery.

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Championship Fixtures

Friday, 24 October 2014
19:45
Fulham v Charlton  
Saturday, 25 October 2014
12:15
Millwall v Cardiff  
15:00
Birm'ham v B'mouth  
Bolton v Brentford  
Brighton v Rotherham  
Derby v Wigan  
Ipswich v Huddsf'ld  
Leeds v Wolves  
M'boro v Watford  
N Forest v Blackburn  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Derby 13 13 26
2 Watford 13 11 25
3 M'boro 13 7 23
4 Wolves 13 5 23
5 Norwich 13 10 22
6 N Forest 13 9 22
7 Charlton 13 4 22
8 B'mouth 13 6 21
9 Ipswich 13 4 20
10 Cardiff 13 2 19
11 Blackburn 13 -1 19
12 Brentford 13 -1 19
13 Sheff Wed 13 0 18
14 Rotherham 13 -3 16
15 Leeds 13 -3 16
16 Huddsf'ld 13 -6 16
17 Reading 13 -8 15
18 Millwall 13 -3 14
19 Wigan 13 -2 12
20 Brighton 13 -3 12
21 Birm'ham 13 -8 11
22 Fulham 13 -9 11
23 Bolton 13 -13 8
24 Blackpool 13 -11 6

Updated Wed, 22 Oct 2014

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