Pratley banned for Elland Road trip

Swansea midfielder Darren Pratley will miss the Championship trip to Leeds on Saturday through suspension.

Last Updated: 10/09/10 at 13:04

Pratley: Banned for Leeds clash

Pratley: Banned for Leeds clash

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The 25-year-old was dismissed after collecting two yellow cards in the 1-0 win over Burnley last time out and will now serve a one-match ban.

His presence will be missed at Elland Road although his absence provides an opportunity for a fresh face to prove their worth, with Joe Allen or Andrea Orlandi likely to start.

Otherwise, manager Brendan Rodgers has no new injury concerns.

Winger Nathan Dyer should be okay despite a foot problem and will come up against former Swan Fede Bessone at left-back following his summer switch from the Liberty Stadium to Yorkshire.

Craig Beattie (calf), Angel Rangel (thigh), Ferrie Bodde (knee) and Gorka Pintado (shoulder) remain on the sidelines, along with midfielder Tom Butler (thigh) who has this week been ruled out until the new year.

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6 Charlton 10 4 18
7 Wolves 10 3 18
8 M'boro 10 6 17
9 Sheff Wed 10 3 16
10 Reading 10 0 15
11 Blackburn 10 -2 14
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14 Cardiff 10 0 13
15 Bournemth 10 1 12
16 Millwall 10 -3 11
17 Rotherham 10 -4 11
18 Huddersfld 10 -8 11
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20 Birmingham 10 -6 10
21 Wigan 10 -2 9
22 Fulham 10 -8 7
23 Bolton 10 -12 5
24 Blackpool 10 -9 3

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