Midfielder misses out for Robins

David Bird will again miss out as Cheltenham travel to champions Notts County looking for a point to be assured of League Two survival.

Last Updated: 30/04/10 at 16:33

Bird: Calf injury

Bird: Calf injury

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Bird has missed the last two games due to the calf injury he picked up against Rotherham and will again be missing at Meadow Lane when County will be presented with the League Two trophy.

Town's position could not be much more different to that of their East Midlands opponents although with a six-point advantage and 13-goal swing in their favour over second-bottom Grimsby, it does appear to be a case of when and not if safety is secured.

Defender Michael Townsend (ankle) and winger Josh Low (leg) recovered to start last weekend's last-gasp 2-1 defeat at home to Aldershot and will be involved once again.

Centre-back Shane Duff missed out due to sore calves and is again a doubt.

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League Two Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
15:00
AFC W'don v Hartlepool  
Accrington v Luton Town  
Bury v Plymouth  
Cambridge Utd v Morecambe  
Carlisle v Southend  
Dag + Red v Mansfield  
Exeter v York City  
Newport v Burton Alb  
Northamptn v Shrewsbury  
Oxford Utd v Portsmouth  

Sky Bet League 2

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Morecambe 3 5 9
2 Burton Alb 3 3 9
3 Shrewsbury 3 5 7
4 Portsmouth 3 3 7
5 AFC W'don 3 2 7
6 Cheltenham 3 2 7
7 Wycombe 3 2 6
8 Southend 3 2 6
9 Mansfield 3 1 6
10 Plymouth 3 2 4
11 Tranmere 3 1 4
12 Bury 3 1 4
13 Cambridge Utd 3 0 4
14 Luton Town 3 0 4
15 Northamptn 3 -1 4
16 Stevenage 3 -1 4
17 York City 3 0 3
18 Dag + Red 3 -2 3
19 Carlisle 3 -3 1
20 Exeter 3 -4 1
21 Oxford Utd 3 -3 0
22 Newport 3 -4 0
23 Hartlepool 3 -5 0
24 Accrington 3 -6 0

Updated Thu, 21 Aug 2014

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