Scunny boss set to ring the changes

Manager Nigel Adkins is expected to make changes to his Scunthorpe side for their Championship home encounter with Barnsley on Tuesday night.

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Thompson (c): Ruled out with injury

Thompson (c): Ruled out with injury

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The Iron were thrashed 5-1 by Leicester on Saturday and Adkins refused to make any substitutions during the game so as to subject his starting line-up to a humiliating experience.

Captain Cliff Byrne will miss the Glanford Park clash as he serves the second of a two-game ban while winger Garry Thompson is ruled out with a hamstring injury.

Andrew Wright could come into the defence at the expense of Michael Raynes while creative midfielder Martyn Woolford is also likely to return to the side.

Loan winger Donal McDermott will be involved as Adkins looks to ease his side's relegation worries with a win.

Saturday's defeat left them just one point and one place above the drop zone, with two of the sides below them having played a game less.

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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  

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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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