Walsall v Charlton preview

Team news ahead of Saturday's League One clash between Walsall and Charlton at the Banks's Stadium.

Last Updated: 29/04/11 at 11:33

Ledesma: Banned for the Saddlers

Ledesma: Banned for the Saddlers

More of the games that matter

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

Walsall boss Dean Smith has an unchanged squad at his disposal.

Playmaker Emmanuel Ledesma serves the final game of his three-match suspension, meaning he will return for the trip to Southampton on the last day.

Centre-back Clayton McDonald will miss the remainder of the campaign having dislocated his shoulder, while full-back Aaron Lescott remains sidelined with his knee ligament strain.

The Saddlers go into their penultimate match of the campaign just one point above the drop zone, knowing victory would have a massive impact on their survival hopes ahead of their final day trip to St Mary's.

Defender Oliver Lancashire told the club's official website: "We have to be positive. We go into the game determined to get the three points on offer.

"We would have taken this position three months ago. It's in our hands and we have to make sure we can finish the job off."

Kyel Reid and Scott Wagstaff return to the Charlton squad.

Reid is available after missing Monday's win over Rochdale through suspension and fellow winger Wagstaff has recovered from a hamstring injury.

Midfielder Jose Semedo is still banned after his dismissal against Bristol Rovers on Saturday, while skipper Christian Dailly's season came to a premature end three weeks ago courtesy of a five-match suspension for his third red card of the campaign.

Goalkeeper Rob Elliot is fit after a knee injury but Millwall loanee John Sullivan looks to have done enough to keep his place.

Winger Johnnie Jackson is back in training after an Achilles injury but is unlikely to be risked while full-back Kelly Youga (knee) and striker Joe Anyinsah (ankle) are still out.

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.

League One Fixtures

Thursday, 07 May 2015
19:45
Chesterfld v Preston  
Sheff Utd v Swindon  
Sunday, 10 May 2015
12:15
Preston v Chesterfld  
Monday, 11 May 2015
19:45
Swindon v Sheff Utd  

Footer 365

Stephen McManus says Motherwell are full of confidence

Stephen McManus says Motherwell are full of confidence despite being adrift in the Scottish Premiership playoff place.

Arsene Wenger only wants to bring 'world-class' players to Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has revealed he is only looking to add “top, world-class players” to his Arsenal squad this summer.

Hull 1-3 Arsenal: Alexis Sanchez nets twice to move Arsenal level on points with Man City

Alexis Sanchez scored twice in the first half to help Arsenal coast past Hull with a 3-1 win at the KC Stadium.

Mail Box

Blaming Van Gaal For United Slump...

Wayne Rooney in midfield, the same balls aimed at Marouane Fellaini...Louis van Gaal has to find a solution. And a Burnley fan embraces relegation...

Shouldn't We Give Players Time?

Do we really want to throw out the baby with the bathwater every single summer? We also have a Man United fan who wants massive investment. And more...

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