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Johnson: Still struggling with a hamstring injury

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Irvine has no new injury or suspension problems as his side look to clinch back-to-back victories for the first time since January.

Luke Varney, on loan from Derby, was the only change Irvine made for the midweek win over relegation rivals Watford and the striker justified his return with an 89th-minute winner.

Varney is likely to continue up front with Marcus Tudgay, while skipper Darren Purse is expected to start alongside Mark Beevers after recovering from a hamstring strain sustained in the recent draw with Derby in time to start in midweek.

Jermaine Johnson is still struggling with a hamstring injury but Michael Gray, Frank Simek, Etienne Esajas and Richard Hinds are all pushing for returns to the starting line-up.

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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 Thu, 18 Sep 2014

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