C Palace v Middlesbrough preview

Team news ahead of Saturday afternoon's Championship match between Crystal Palace and Middlesbrough at Selhurst Park.

Last Updated: 04/02/11 at 12:12

Moxey: Poised for Palace bow

Moxey: Poised for Palace bow

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Dean Moxey is in line to make his Palace debut in the game.

The defender joined Palace from Derby on transfer deadline day but was not able to feature at Watford on Tuesday night as he was suspended, having been sent off on his final appearance for the Rams.

Moxey could go straight in at left-back in place of Matt Parsons, despite the teenager's impressive recent displays.

Centre-half Anthony Gardner sat things out at Vicarage Road with a knock and will be checked over with Adam Barrett on standby to deputise again.

Full-back Lee Hills remains a long-term absentee with a knee injury.

James Vaughan keeps his place in attack after scoring his first goal since returning on loan from Everton in Tuesday's 1-1 draw.

Manager Tony Mowbray is facing a major selection headache as Boro attempt to defend a six-game unbeaten Championship run.

Mowbray has no fewer than 11 men on the injured list with only Mikael Tavares (fractured toe) and Marvin Emnes, whose groin problem is still being assessed, in with a chance of making the squad.

German midfielder Maximilian Haas could be included for the first time after completing a move from Bayern Munich's II team earlier this week but midfielder Merouane Zemmama is likely to watch from the stands after having to return to his native Morocco to apply for a visa.

Midfielder Tarmo Kink returned to training after illness on Thursday but will not travel as he completes his recovery.

Barry Robson (Achilles), Danny Coyne (back), Stephen McManus and Luke Williams (ankle ligaments), Kevin Thomson (hairline fracture of the fibula), Willo Flood (knee), Rhys Williams (pelvis) and Justin Hoyte (hamstring) remain on the sidelines.

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

Wednesday, 20 August 2014
20:00
Fulham v Wolves
Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:15
Ipswich v Norwich  
15:00
Blackburn v Bournemth  
Brentford v Birmingham  
Brighton v Bolton  
Derby v Fulham  
Huddersfld v Charlton  
M'boro v Sheff Wed  
Millwall v Rotherham  
N Forest v Reading  

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 N Forest 3 3 7
2 Cardiff 3 3 7
3 Millwall 3 3 7
4 Charlton 3 2 7
5 Bournemth 3 4 6
6 Norwich 3 4 6
7 Watford 3 2 6
8 M'boro 3 2 6
9 Sheff Wed 3 1 5
10 Ipswich 3 0 4
11 Reading 3 0 4
12 Brentford 3 0 4
13 Derby 3 0 4
14 Blackburn 3 -1 4
15 Birmingham 3 -1 4
16 Brighton 3 0 3
17 Wolves 2 0 3
18 Rotherham 3 -2 3
19 Leeds 3 -3 3
20 Huddersfld 3 -5 3
21 Wigan 3 -2 1
22 Bolton 3 -4 1
23 Fulham 2 -2 0
24 Blackpool 3 -4 0

Updated Tue, 19 Aug 2014

Footer 365

Premier League: Hull midfielder Robert Snodgrass to miss six months with knee injury

Hull's summer signing Robert Snodgrass will be out for six months after dislocating a kneecap at the weekend.

Premier League: Vincent Kompany waiting to see how Liverpool cope with increased demands

Vincent Kompany feels Liverpool will find the Premier League 'a different competition' once the Champions League starts.

Transfer News: Stoke had agreed fees for Nathan Redmond and Oussama Assaidi

Stoke chairman Peter Coates has confirmed the club met the asking prices for Nathan Redmond and Oussama Assaidi.

Mail Box

Mailbox: Feeling Sorry For Poor TC23

If there's one loser in all the machinations at Man United, it's poor TC23. We have mercifully few mails on United, but lots on Arsenal and in particular Olivier Giroud...

Dear Brendan, Please Sign Di Maria

That's the request to Brendan Rodgers in the mailbox, and not just because it would annoy Man United fans. Plus, more thoughts on why Arsenal didn't want Cescy back...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property