Allardyce has defensive choice

Sam Allardyce must decide whether to stick with Phil Jones or recall skipper Ryan Nelsen at the back against Manchester United on Sunday.

Last Updated: 09/04/10 at 14:30

Nelsen: Back after injury

Nelsen: Back after injury

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Jones has been superb in the last four games but Nelsen is back in the squad after returning from a knee injury.

Keith Andrews and Vince Grella, out previously with calf and knee injuries respectively, are also included in a full squad for Allardyce to choose from.

Kick-off at Ewood Park on Sunday is 1:30pm.

Rovers (from): Robinson, Brown, Dunn, Olsson, Salgado, Pedersen, Nzonzi, Samba, Nelsen, Andrews, Givet, Jacobsen, Grella, Hoilett, Roberts, Diouf, Kalinic, Chimbonda, Jones, Emerton, Di Santo, Basturk.

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Man City v Stoke  
Newcastle v C Palace  
QPR v S'land  
Swansea v West Brom  
West Ham v Southampton  
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2 Chelsea 2 4 6
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9 Liverpool 2 -1 3
10 Everton 2 0 2
11 S'land 2 0 2
12 West Brom 2 0 2
13 Man Utd 2 -1 1
14 Southampton 2 -1 1
15 Stoke 2 -1 1
16 Leicester 2 -2 1
17 Newcastle 2 -2 1
18 C Palace 2 -3 0
19 Burnley 2 -3 0
20 QPR 2 -5 0

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