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Plymouth defender Reda Johnson faces a race to be fit for Saturday's home Championship clash against play-off chasing Leicester.

Last Updated: 19/02/10 at 11:14

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Johnson suffered foot and hip injuries during Argyle's 1-1 home draw with Swansea on Tuesday and missed training on Thursday.

However, Argyle head coach Paul Mariner is not ruling the Benin international centre-half out of his Saturday plans.

Winger Alan Judge is set to be back in contention for Saturday's clash after missing out on Tuesday.

Mariner said: "Alan was a bit under the weather ahead and that sort of made my mind up about Tuesday."

Winger Craig Noone (knee) is also back in contention after missing the draw with Swansea but defender David McNamee (groin) is again ruled out by injury.

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Friday, 24 October 2014
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Saturday, 25 October 2014
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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

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