Vennegoor misses out, Gardner returns

Hull will be without Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink for Saturday's must-win match against Sunderland - but Anthony Gardner returns in defence.

Last Updated: 23/04/10 at 16:06

Vennegoor of Hesselink: Won't face Black Cats

Vennegoor of Hesselink: Won't face Black Cats

Vennegoor of Hesselink was knocked out in a challenge with Richard Dunne in Wednesday's 2-0 defeat by Aston Villa and will not return to training until next week.

Gardner has not played since damaging ankle ligaments in February but he is set to start the match, possibly in place of Steven Mouyokolo, who is a slight doubt.

Dowie has said he will make changes for the KC Stadium clash and he could turn to striker Caleb Folan, who has recovered from a hip problem.

Bernard Mendy (hamstring) is also available but Dean Marney is still struggling with illness.

Kamil Zayatte, Ian Ashbee, Richard Garcia (all knee) and Stephen Hunt (foot) remain on the sidelines while Amr Zaki has returned to parent club Zamalek because of a lack of fitness.

Hull (from): Myhill, Duke, McShane, Gardner, Mouyokolo, Kilbane, Bullard, Cairney, Geovanni, Boateng, Ghilas, Olofinjana, Barmby, Altidore, Fagan, Mendy, Dawson, Sonko, Cooper, Folan.

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Sunday, 20 April 2014
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14:05
Hull City v Arsenal
16:10
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Monday, 21 April 2014
20:00
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Saturday, 26 April 2014
12:45
Southampton v Everton  
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2 Chelsea 35 41 75
3 Man City 33 54 71
4 Arsenal 34 18 67
5 Everton 34 21 66
6 Tottenham 35 2 63
7 Man Utd 33 18 57
8 Southampton 35 5 49
9 Newcastle 35 -15 46
10 Stoke City 35 -10 44
11 C Palace 35 -13 43
12 West Ham 35 -10 37
13 Swansea 35 -4 36
14 Hull City 33 -6 36
15 A Villa 34 -14 35
16 West Brom 33 -11 33
17 Norwich 34 -27 32
18 Cardiff 35 -34 30
19 Fulham 35 -42 30
20 Sunderland 34 -24 29

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