Defender banned for Bluebirds

Cardiff manager Dave Jones will be without suspended defender Tony Capaldi for the derby clash with Bristol City at home on Sunday.

Last Updated: 22/08/09 at 12:53

Capaldi: Suspended

Capaldi: Suspended

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The left-back was sent off in stoppage time of the 3-1 win at Plymouth on Tuesday night after picking up his second booking and will sit out a one-match ban.

Teenager Adam Matthews, who made his senior debut in midweek, will keep his place at right-back and Jones is hoping Mark Kennedy is fit again to return on the left in Capaldi's place.

Kennedy has been nursing a calf injury but should be fit. Midfielder Stephen McPhail is close to a return from a hamstring problem and could feature while Joe Ledley and Chris Burke have recovered from illness.

Gabor Gyepes is fit after a knee injury but full-back Kevin McNaughton (ankle) remains four or five weeks away from full fitness.

Scotland international Ross McCormack will be sidelined for between six to eight weeks with a hamstring injury.

The match kicks off at 1.15pm.

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3 Millwall 3 3 7
4 Charlton 3 2 7
5 Bournemth 3 4 6
6 Norwich 3 4 6
7 Watford 3 2 6
8 M'boro 3 2 6
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10 Sheff Wed 3 1 5
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12 Reading 3 0 4
13 Brentford 3 0 4
14 Derby 3 0 4
15 Blackburn 3 -1 4
16 Birmingham 3 -1 4
17 Brighton 3 0 3
18 Rotherham 3 -2 3
19 Leeds 3 -3 3
20 Huddersfld 3 -5 3
21 Wigan 3 -2 1
22 Bolton 3 -4 1
23 Fulham 3 -3 0
24 Blackpool 3 -4 0

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