Eardley sidelined for Seasiders

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Eardley: Has hamstring injury

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Eardley sustained a hamstring injury in Tuesday's 3-0 defeat at Sheffield United and is set for an extended period on the sidelines.

His place could go to Andy Butler, although centre-half Ian Evatt may come into contention as he continues his way back to full fitness.

Left-back Stephen Crainey played the full 90 minutes at Bramall Lane, just 10 days after suffering a knee problem that looked as if it may require surgery.

Algeria international Hameur Bouazza has been dogged by a groin problem since the African Nations Cup and is set to remain sidelined.

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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5 Charlton 7 3 13
6 Reading 7 1 13
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8 M'boro 7 2 12
9 Ipswich 7 3 11
10 Brentford 7 0 11
11 Blackburn 6 0 10
12 Millwall 7 0 10
13 Leeds 7 -3 10
14 Derby 6 4 9
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 6 -10 1

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