Dunne fit for Royals cup showdown

Aston Villa central defender Richard Dunne is set to be fit for the FA Cup quarter-final against Reading at the Madejski Stadium on Sunday.

Last Updated: 05/03/10 at 15:40

Dunne: Fit for FA Cup clash

Dunne: Fit for FA Cup clash

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The Republic Of Ireland international missed his country's midweek encounter with Brazil after suffering a leg injury in the Carling Cup final setback against Manchester United.

Villa boss Martin O'Neill has no fresh major injury worries as his side aim to stop Reading adding a third Premier League scalp after their wins over Liverpool and Burnley in the competition.

Skipper Stiliyan Petrov and defender James Collins did not train on Friday but came through midweek games for Bulgaria and Wales unscathed.

Kick-off is at 1.45pm.

Villa (from): Friedel, Cuellar, Dunne, Collins, Warnock, Downing, Petrov, Milner, Ashley Young, Heskey, Agbonlahor, Luke Young, Sidwell, Carew, Delfouneso, Delph, Guzan, Collins.

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FA Cup Fixtures

Saturday, 07 March 2015
12:45
Bradford v Reading  
17:30
A Villa v W Brom  
Sunday, 08 March 2015
16:00
Liverpool v Blackburn  
Monday, 09 March 2015
19:45
Man Utd v Arsenal  

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