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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

Friday, 24 October 2014
19:45
Fulham v Charlton  
Saturday, 25 October 2014
12:15
Millwall v Cardiff  
15:00
Birm'ham v B'mouth  
Bolton v Brentford  
Brighton v Rotherham  
Derby v Wigan  
Ipswich v Huddsf'ld  
Leeds v Wolves  
M'boro v Watford  
N Forest v Blackburn  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Derby 13 13 26
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

Updated Wed, 22 Oct 2014

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