Injury problems mount for Robins

Swindon manager Danny Wilson has a host of injury problems to contend with ahead of the trip to Southampton in League One on Tuesday evening.

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Lucas: Hamstring injury

Lucas: Hamstring injury

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David Lucas and Vincent Pericard are the latest to join a treatment room that has suddenly become packed to the rafters.

First-choice goalkeeper Lucas was forced off after just 12 minutes of Saturday's 1-0 win at Brighton with a hamstring injury and he is doubtful to feature at St Mary's. Striker Pericard also fell victim to a hamstring injury in the first half at the Withdean and is doubtful.

Fellow forward Billy Paynter missed out altogether due to a hamstring problem of his own, as did defender Sean Morrison (groin) and the pair definitely remain sidelined.

Right-back Kevin Amankwaah made the bench after yet another hamstring strain but, despite failing to play, aggravated the problem again and is also doubtful.

But, in a rare piece of good news for Wilson, winger Danny Ward trained on Monday following the head injury which forced him off at the weekend and he should be okay.

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League One Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
15:00
Colchester v Peterboro  
Doncaster v Oldham  
Fleetwood v Leyton Or  
Gillingham v Crewe  
MK Dons v Crawley  
Port Vale v Chesterfld  
Preston v Sheff Utd  
Rochdale v Bradford  
Scunthorpe v Walsall  
Swindon v Coventry  

Sky Bet League 1

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

Updated Tue, 26 Aug 2014

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