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Team news ahead of Saturday's Championship clash between Nottingham Forest and Scunthorpe at the City Ground.

Last Updated: 29/04/11 at 11:50

Tyson: Hopes to return

Tyson: Hopes to return

Nottingham Forest will check on Nathan Tyson.

Forward Tyson missed the two Easter weekend fixtures with a thigh problem.

While he could return to the squad, Paul Anderson looks likely to miss out again. The winger has already been absent for five matches with the rib injury he sustained at Leeds at the start of the month.

Left-back Paul Konchesky will play the final game of his loan spell from Liverpool.

Boss Billy Davies has options should he wish to make changes, with defenders Chris Gunter and Julian Bennett, midfielder Radoslaw Majewski and strikers David McGoldrick, Marcus Tudgay and Robbie Findley available for recalls.

Meanwhile, Joe Garner, on loan at Scunthorpe, is ineligible to face his parent club.

Scunthorpe boss Alan Knill could ring the changes with his side all-but relegated side.

Knill conceded defeat in his side's battle against relegation after Monday's 2-1 defeat to Millwall.

The Iron are six points adrift of fourth-bottom Doncaster with two games remaining, but with their goal difference inferior by 17.

Defender Andy Hughes will be assessed after missing the Millwall match. Eddie Nolan came in to start his first game in almost a month with Hughes struggling with a groin problem.

Defender Cliff Byrne and midfielder Garry Thompson remain sidelined but Knill has no other major concerns and could shuffle his pack as the Iron seek to put a dent in Forest's play-off bid.

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Championship Fixtures

Monday, 21 April 2014
15:00
Birmingham v Blackburn Live
Brighton v Blackpool Live
Burnley v Wigan Live
Derby v Barnsley Live
Ipswich v Bournemth Live
Millwall v Doncaster Live
QPR v Watford Live
Sheff Wed v Charlton Live
Yeovil v Huddersfld Live
17:15
Leeds v N Forest

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Leicester 43 36 93
2 Burnley 43 32 86
3 Derby 43 29 78
4 QPR 43 14 73
5 Wigan 42 17 70
6 Brighton 43 12 65
7 Reading 43 10 64
8 Ipswich 43 6 64
9 N Forest 43 5 62
10 Bournemth 43 -1 62
11 Blackburn 43 3 61
12 Watford 42 18 60
13 Middlesbro' 43 9 58
14 Bolton 43 -2 55
15 Sheff Wed 43 2 53
16 Leeds 43 -8 53
17 Huddersfld 43 -9 47
18 Birmingham 42 -11 43
19 Doncaster 43 -28 43
20 Millwall 43 -29 43
21 Charlton 42 -24 42
22 Blackpool 43 -27 42
23 Barnsley 43 -29 39
24 Yeovil 43 -25 37

Updated Mon, 21 Apr 2014

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