Thomas set to make Rovers debut

Doncaster's new defender Wayne Thomas could make his full debut in Rovers' Championshp clash at Cardiff City on Saturday.

Last Updated: 20/08/10 at 12:33

Thomas: Set for full debut

Thomas: Set for full debut

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Thomas, who signed a one-year deal last week following his release from Southampton, stepped off the substitutes' bench to replace Shelton Martis against Bristol City last weekend.

Manager Sean O'Driscoll could be without James Hayter again. The striker missed out last Saturday due to a hamstring strain, so Dean Shiels is likely to continue alongside Billy Sharp up front.

James Coppinger, a second-half substitute last weekend, is pushing for a return to the starting line-up after shaking off a leg injury while striker Steve Brooker, fit again after his ankle injury nightmare, is hoping to play a bigger part following two previous cameo appearances.

Midfielder John Oster and defender James Chambers remain sidelined with their respective knee injuries.

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Championship Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
12:15
Sheff Wed v N Forest
15:00
Brighton v Charlton
Derby v Ipswich
Fulham v Cardiff
Leeds v Bolton
M'boro v Reading
Millwall v Blackpool
Norwich v Bournemth
Rotherham v Brentford
Watford v Huddersfld

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

Updated Wed, 27 Aug 2014

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