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Aston Villa newcomer Michael Bradley is included in the squad.

The United States midfielder has joined Villa on loan from Borussia Monchengladbach for the remainder of the season.

Winger Stewart Downing has recovered from a knock to his shin, leaving Luke Young (knee) as the only long term injury casualty - he has been advised to rest after seeing a specialist.

Dickson Etuhu will miss Fulham's trip to Villa after suffering a setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury this week.

But new loan signing Eidur Gudjohnsen is in line for his debut after not being considered ready to feature in Wednesday night's win over Newcastle.

Bobby Zamora (broken leg) and Philippe Senderos (Achilles) are both nearing returns.

Villa (from): Friedel, Walker, Dunne, Collins, Clark, Albrighton, Petrov, Makoun, Bradley, Downing, A Young, Bent, Heskey, Agbonlahor, Reo-Coker, Marshall, Pires, Delfouneso, Cuellar, Bannan.

Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Stockdale, Pantsil, Hangeland, Hughes, Baird, Briggs, Davies, Riise, Murphy, Sidwell, Duff, Dempsey, Gudjohnsen, Kakuta, Kamara, Gera, Dembele, Salcido, Greening, Johnson, Halliche.

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Premier League Fixtures

Sunday, 26 October 2014
13:30
Burnley v Everton
Tottenham v Newcastle  
16:00
Man Utd v Chelsea
Monday, 27 October 2014
20:00
QPR v A Villa  
Saturday, 01 November 2014
12:45
Newcastle v Liverpool  
15:00
Arsenal v Burnley  
Chelsea v QPR  
Everton v Swansea  
Hull City v So'ton  
Leicester v W Brom  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 8 15 22
2 So'ton 9 15 19
3 Man City 9 9 17
4 West Ham 9 5 16
5 Arsenal 9 4 14
6 Swansea 9 3 14
7 Liverpool 9 1 14
8 Man Utd 8 3 12
9 Hull City 9 0 11
10 Tottenham 8 -1 11
11 Stoke 9 -2 11
12 W Brom 9 -1 10
13 A Villa 8 -8 10
14 Everton 8 0 9
15 C Palace 9 -3 9
16 Leicester 9 -4 9
17 S'land 9 -9 8
18 Newcastle 8 -6 7
19 Burnley 8 -9 4
20 QPR 8 -12 4

Updated Sat, 25 Oct 2014

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