Thomas and Holmes eye Saints returns

Wayne Thomas and Lee Holmes are pushing to return to the Southampton squad for Saturday's League One finale against Southend at St Mary's.

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Thomas: Has been out for a month

Thomas: Has been out for a month

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Defender Thomas has been out for a month with a calf injury but returned to training this week, while winger Holmes is back to fitness after a niggling groin problem.

Rookie midfielder Ryan Doble is also back in training after a hip operation and could figure with Saints out of the play-off picture.

Full-back Graeme Murty (ankle) and midfielder Oscar Gobern (hip) are therefore the only injury absentees, while playmaker Morgan Schneiderlin serves the final game of his four-match suspension.

Youngsters Aaron Martin, Callum McNish and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could get run-outs as boss Alan Pardew begins planning for next season.

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League One Fixtures

Saturday, 25 October 2014
15:00
Barnsley v Bristol C  
Coventry v Peterboro  
Crewe v Sheff Utd  
Doncaster v MK Dons  
Gillingham v Crawley  
Oldham v Bradford  
Port Vale v Leyton Or  
Preston v Fleetwood  
Scunthrpe v Notts Co  
Swindon v Colchester  

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Bristol C 14 15 32
2 Peterboro 14 8 26
3 Preston 12 12 25
4 MK Dons 12 12 23
5 Notts Co 13 8 23
6 Sheff Utd 13 3 23
7 Swindon 12 10 22
8 Oldham 14 5 22
9 Rochdale 13 8 20
10 Chesterfld 13 3 19
11 Fleetwood 14 2 19
12 Bradford 14 0 19
13 Crawley 14 -10 17
14 Colchester 14 -1 16
15 Leyton Or 13 0 15
16 Barnsley 13 -2 15
17 Doncaster 12 -8 14
18 Port Vale 14 -6 13
19 Gillingham 14 -7 13
20 Coventry 14 -8 13
21 Yeovil 14 -11 13
22 Crewe 14 -18 13
23 Walsall 14 -4 12
24 Scunthrpe 14 -11 12

Updated Tue, 21 Oct 2014

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