Double Bluebirds blow for Boro

Cardiff will be without Peter Whittingham and Mark Kennedy for the visit of fellow play-off hopefuls Middlesbrough in the Championship on Saturday.

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Whittingham: Groin injury

Whittingham: Groin injury

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Whittingham, the Bluebirds' top scorer this term with 19 goals, misses out with a torn groin muscle while left-back Kennedy is sidelined with a calf injury.

Goalkeeper David Marshall is fully fit again following a knee ligament injury and could replace Peter Enckelman between the sticks.

Adam Matthews is also hoping to return to the side but fellow defender Gabor Gyepes is struggling with a back problem sustained in the recent defeat at Preston.

City have been severely hampered by injuries this term and continue to be without Joe Ledley (hips), Stephen McPhail (ribs), Mark Hudson (ankle), Miguel Comminges (thigh), Josh Magennis (broken fibula) and Kelvin Etuhu (ankle).

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Championship Fixtures

Saturday, 20 September 2014
12:15
Watford v Bournemth
15:00
Brighton v Blackpool
Derby v Cardiff
Fulham v Blackburn
Leeds v Huddersfld
M'boro v Brentford
Millwall v N Forest
Norwich v Birmingham
Rotherham v Charlton
Sheff Wed v Reading

Sky Bet Championship

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

Updated Fri, 19 Sep 2014

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