Painter back in the frame for Seagulls

Defender Marcos Painter will return to the Brighton squad following a knee injury for the trip to Southend in League One on Saturday afternoon.

Last Updated: 16/04/10 at 15:21

Painter: Fit again

Painter: Fit again

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The on-loan Swansea man has been sidelined since picking up the problem three weeks ago but he resumed training on Thursday and could replace Gavin Hoyte at left-back.

Striker Gary Hart is over a back problem and defender Colin Hawkins is progressing well after a long-term heel injury but goalkeeper Michel Kuipers is still out with a broken finger.

Glenn Murray will start in attack again despite a frustrating night in front of goal, including a penalty miss, at Gillingham on Tuesday night.

Gary Dicker will challenge Lee Hendrie for a place in midfield after the former England international started the 1-1 draw at Priestfield.

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