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Blackwell is once again struggling to name an 18-man squad due to injuries and suspensions, with skipper Chris Morgan the latest player sidelined.

Morgan sits out a two-game ban after reaching 10 bookings for the season, while Toni Kallio has returned to parent club Fulham due to a calf injury and Kyle Bartley, on loan from Arsenal, is suffering from the after effects of food poisoning.

Nyron Nosworthy, on loan from Sunderland, may switch to centre-half alongside Marcel Seip in Morgan's absence. Fellow defenders Gary Naysmith and Ryan France (both knee) and Derek Geary (ankle) are long-term absentees.

Midfielder Lee Williamson is still doubtful due to the hamstring injury that kept him out of Saturday's 1-1 draw with QPR, and Jamie Ward (hamstring) and Ched Evans (collarbone) also remain sidelined.

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Championship Fixtures

Tuesday, 16 September 2014
19:45
Birmingham v Sheff Wed  
Blackpool v Watford  
Bournemth v Leeds  
Brentford v Norwich  
Cardiff v M'boro  
Charlton v Wolves  
Huddersfld v Wigan  
Ipswich v Brighton  
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Bolton v Rotherham  
Reading v Millwall  

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

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