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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Helguson: Ineligible on Monday

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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

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 Sun, 24 Aug 2014

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