Hughton hopeful on Argentinian duo

Newcastle boss Chris Hughton hopes Fabricio Coloccini and Jonas Gutierrez will return for the Championship celebrations at home to Ipswich.

Last Updated: 23/04/10 at 13:07

Gutierrez: Could return

Gutierrez: Could return

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Both missed the 2-0 win at Plymouth on Monday night which clinched the title but Coloccini (hamstring) and Gutierrez (thigh) were due to train on Friday and have a chance of lining up against Town at St James' Park on Saturday.

However, defender Fitz Hall, who aggravated a hamstring problem at Home Park, has been ruled out.

A mystery bug swept through the dressing room ahead of the Plymouth game and midfielder Kevin Nolan was ill on the pitch but Hughton has reported a clean bill of health.

Only Hall and Steven Taylor, who was close to a return from a knee injury when he allegedly suffered a broken jaw in a training ground incident, remain on the sidelines.

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Championship Fixtures

Friday, 08 August 2014
19:45
Blackburn v Cardiff  
Saturday, 09 August 2014
15:00
Brentford v Charlton  
Brighton v Sheff Wed  
Derby v Rotherham  
Huddersfld v Bournemth  
Middlesbro' v Birmingham  
Millwall v Leeds  
N Forest v Blackpool  
Watford v Bolton  
Wigan v Reading  

Sky Bet Championship

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

Updated Mon, 14 Jul 2014

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