Seagulls close to full strength

Brighton & Hove Albion boss Gus Poyet has a virtually full-strength squad available for Friday night's home clash against Colchester United.

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Hawkins: Achilles injury

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Defender Colin Hawkins is the only absentee with the Achilles injury which has kept him out for much of the season.

Regular goalkeeper Michel Kuipers has trained all week after a groin injury and his deputy, Graeme Smith, has overcome an illness.

But former Swindon keeper Peter Brezovan, signed as emergency cover last week, could keep his place for the League One encounter at the Withdean Stadium after keeping a clean sheet and saving a penalty on his debut in the 1-0 win over Exeter.

"We've got the whole squad apart from Colin Hawkins. Michel will have a little test, but he has been with us all week," said Poyet.

"So everything looks good, and now the problem is with the manager to pick the right team to play well and win games."

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League One Fixtures

Tuesday, 28 October 2014
19:45
Chesterfld v Swindon  
Leyton Or v Preston  
Saturday, 01 November 2014
15:00
Bradford v Doncaster  
Bristol C v Oldham  
Chesterfld v Yeovil  
Colchester v Port Vale  
Crawley v Crewe  
Fleetwood v Gillingham  
Leyton Or v Coventry  
MK Dons v Swindon  

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Bristol C 15 15 33
2 Preston 13 13 28
3 Notts Co 14 9 26
4 Peterboro 15 7 26
5 Sheff Utd 14 4 26
6 Oldham 15 6 25
7 MK Dons 13 12 24
8 Rochdale 14 11 23
9 Swindon 13 10 23
10 Chesterfld 14 2 19
11 Fleetwood 15 1 19
12 Bradford 15 -1 19
13 Crawley 15 -10 18
14 Colchester 15 -1 17
15 Barnsley 14 -2 16
16 Port Vale 15 -3 16
17 Coventry 15 -7 16
18 Leyton Or 14 -3 15
19 Walsall 15 -3 15
20 Doncaster 13 -8 15
21 Gillingham 15 -7 14
22 Yeovil 15 -14 13
23 Crewe 15 -19 13
24 Scunthrpe 15 -12 12

Updated Sat, 25 Oct 2014

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