Deeney back in the saddle for Walsall

Walsall welcome back Troy Deeney for their League Two trip to Huddersfield on Tuesday but fellow striker Alex Nicholls has emerged as a doubt.

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Top scorer Deeney comes back into the fold having served a two-match ban for his dismissal against Stockport, missing the back-to-back 2-1 home victories over Wycombe and Tranmere.

But Nicholls, who led the attack alongside matchwinner Darren Byfield on Saturday, sustained a calf strain and will be assessed.

Right-back Rhys Weston missed out against Rovers at the weekend having picked up a hamstring problem in training on Friday and will again miss out.

The Saddlers have enjoyed a turn in fortunes of late and are now unbeaten in three after experiencing a dip in form.

And manager Chris Hutchings will be hoping his mid-table side can continue their run over the remaining five matches to improve on their 12th and 13th place finishes from the past two campaigns.

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League One Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
15:00
Colchester v Peterboro  
Doncaster v Oldham  
Fleetwood v Leyton Or  
Gillingham v Crewe  
MK Dons v Crawley  
Port Vale v Chesterfld  
Preston v Sheff Utd  
Rochdale v Bradford  
Scunthorpe v Walsall  
Swindon v Coventry  

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Fleetwood 4 4 10
2 Peterboro 4 2 9
3 Preston 4 5 8
4 Bristol C 4 2 8
5 Barnsley 4 3 7
6 Swindon 4 3 7
7 MK Dons 4 2 7
8 Bradford 4 2 7
9 Doncaster 4 2 7
10 Notts Co 4 2 7
11 Chesterfld 4 1 7
12 Sheff Utd 4 0 6
13 Crawley 4 -1 6
14 Leyton Or 4 1 5
15 Coventry 4 0 5
16 Port Vale 4 0 5
17 Rochdale 4 1 4
18 Gillingham 4 -3 4
19 Yeovil 4 -4 4
20 Walsall 4 -1 3
21 Oldham 4 -3 2
22 Colchester 4 -3 1
23 Scunthorpe 4 -8 1
24 Crewe 4 -7 0

Updated Tue, 26 Aug 2014

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