Cardiff v Norwich preview

Team news for Saturday's Championship clash between Cardiff and Norwich at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Last Updated: 29/10/10 at 13:22

Jones: Likely to name unchanged side

Jones: Likely to name unchanged side

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Cardiff boss Dave Jones has no fresh injury or suspension concerns ahead of the game and could possibly hand Danny Drinkwater a place on the bench.

Jones has named an unchanged side for the past two games - victories at Coventry and Leeds - and is set to go with the same XI once again as second meets fourth in the Championship.

That would mean in-form Jay Bothroyd partnering Michael Chopra up front, with an attack-minded midfield of Craig Bellamy, Peter Whittingham, Chris Burke and Seyi Olofinjana just behind.

On-loan Manchester United midfielder Drinkwater has not featured since picking up a thigh injury at the end of August but, having returned to full training and built up his match fitness, he could be involved.

Chris Riggott also continues to work on his fitness levels after a lengthy period on the sidelines and is not too far away but fellow defender Paul Quinn (knee) remains in the treatment room. Midfielder Solomon Taiwo has returned to Dagenham & Redbridge on loan for the reminder of the season.

Norwich manager Paul Lambert could also name an unchanged side after David Fox and Anthony McNamee impressed in place of Wes Hoolahan and Korey Smith in last Saturday's 1-0 win over Middlesbrough.

The Scot is relishing the clash with the Bluebirds, who were beaten by Blackpool in last season's play-off final at Wembley.

He said: "On any given day you can beat anybody. It's a really tough, tough game but it is one we are looking forward to and one we'll be trying to go and win."

Lambert is still without Adam Drury, Michael Nelson, Andrew Surman and Zak Whitbread, but midfielder Matt Gill has returned to Colney from a month-long loan spell at Peterborough.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Championship Fixtures

Monday, 25 May 2015
15:00
M'boro v Norwich  

Footer 365

Roy Hodgson: Lay off Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling

Roy Hodgson has mounted a passionate defence of Raheem Sterling after more drama with the Liverpool forward's contract saga.

Van Gaal targets Schweinsteiger

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is interested in signing Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger this summer, according to reports.

Jose Mourinho and Eden Hazard claim Premier League awards

Chelsea celebrate double with Jose Mourinho and Eden Hazard voted Premier League manager and player of year respectively

Mail Box

England Have Four Proper Good Players...

Let's see if you can guess who they are, according to one mailboxer. we also have lots on Raheem Sterling and some views on breaking down defences and...

Wenger Has Knackered Arsenal Out...

It's a wonderfully varied Mailbox, with thoughts on Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, tactics, Sevilla, Newcastle United, sexing up the Europa League and Radamel Falcao...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company