Noble in squad, late check on Lans

Ryan Noble should go straight into the Watford squad for the home game against Middlesbrough in the Championship on Saturday.

Last Updated: 26/03/10 at 12:03

Lansbury: Will have a late fitness check

Lansbury: Will have a late fitness check

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The 18-year-old striker has joined on loan from Sunderland until the end of the season to provide cover for Heidar Helguson, Will Hoskins and Danny Graham in attack.

Arsenal loanee Henri Lansbury will have a late fitness check on the hip injury which has kept him out of the last two games.

Skipper Jay DeMerit returned from a back injury against Sheffield Wednesday in midweek and came through unscathed.

Midfielder Ross Jenkins managed 73 minutes at Hillsborough despite an ankle problem and should be available again.

The Hornets have registered just one win in their last eight games and are hovering nervously just three points above the relegation zone.

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Championship Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:15
Ipswich v Norwich  
15:00
Blackburn v Bournemth  
Brentford v Birmingham  
Brighton v Bolton  
Derby v Fulham  
Huddersfld v Charlton  
M'boro v Sheff Wed
Millwall v Rotherham  
N Forest v Reading  
Watford v Leeds

Sky Bet Championship

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

Updated Thu, 21 Aug 2014

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