Jaidi ready to make Saints return

Radhi Jaidi could return to the Southampton squad for the trip to Yeovil in League Two on Saturday after recovering from a hamstring strain.

Last Updated: 16/04/10 at 14:03

Jaidi: Back in the frame

Jaidi: Back in the frame

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The Tunisian defender missed the last two matches but has resumed training and is set to challenge Dan Seaborne for his spot at centre-back.

Fellow centre-half Wayne Thomas is also on the mend but is not quite ready to return from the calf injury which has sidelined him for a month. Full-back Graeme Murty is still missing with ankle ligament damage.

Saints suffered no new injuries during Tuesday night's 5-1 win at Bristol Rovers so manager Alan Pardew is unlikely to tinker too much with his starting line-up.

That means strikers Lee Barnard, Papa Waigo and David Connolly - who have scored 41 goals between them this season - are set to start on the bench again.

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League One Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
15:00
Barnsley v Gillingham  
Bradford v Peterboro  
Colchester v Doncaster  
Fleetwood v Chesterfld  
Leyton Or v Walsall  
MK Dons v Coventry  
Port Vale v Notts Co  
Preston v Oldham  
Rochdale v Bristol C  
Sheff Utd v Crawley  

Sky Bet League 1

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

Updated Tue, 19 Aug 2014

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