Wellens misses Foxes seaside trip

Midfielder Richie Wellens will be suspended for Leicester's trip to face Blackpool in their Championship match on Saturday.

Last Updated: 05/02/10 at 11:41

Wellens: Suspended

Wellens: Suspended

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Wellens must serve a one-match ban at Bloomfield Road after he was sent off for the ninth time in his career during last weekend's goalless home draw with league leaders Newcastle.

Paul Gallagher had to be substituted midway through the second half against the Magpies after sustaining a calf injury but City boss Nigel Pearson expects the Scot to recover in time.

However, Yann Kermorgant looks likely to miss out after suffering a hamstring problem in training.

Defender Alex Bruce goes straight into the squad after joining on loan from Championship rivals Ipswich for the remainder of the season.

Nolberto Solano could make his first start after coming on as a substitute against his former club last weekend while Lloyd Dyer, Dany N'Guessan and Steve Howard are also pushing for recalls.

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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 Wed, 27 Aug 2014

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