Crofts passed fit for Tykes test

Norwich midfielder Andrew Crofts is fit to start when Barnsley visit Carrow Road in the Championship on Saturday.

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Crofts: Recovered from ankle injury

Crofts: Recovered from ankle injury

Crofts scored in the 1-1 draw at Nottingham Forest two weeks ago but subsequently pulled out of the Wales squad for last week's Euro 2012 qualifying match in Montenegro because of an ankle injury.

But manager Paul Lambert said: "He's fine. He had a knock on his ankle in the last home game against Swansea but he's okay.

"I left it to him, I wouldn't curtail anyone's chances of playing for the national team. It's a great honour to do it but his ankle flared up after the Forest game."

Former Gillingham striker Simeon Jackson is available despite only returning from international duty with Canada on Thursday but Michael Nelson is sidelined for two months with an ankle injury.

Full-back Steven Smith is yet to make his debut since suffering an ankle injury in pre-season and Zak Whitbread is still out with a calf injury.

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Friday, 18 April 2014
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Charlton v Bolton  
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Wigan v Reading  
17:15
Blackpool v Burnley  
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3 Derby 42 27 75
4 QPR 42 15 73
5 Wigan 41 14 67
6 Reading 42 13 64
7 Brighton 42 12 64
8 Ipswich 42 8 64
9 Bournemth 42 1 62
10 Blackburn 42 3 60
11 N Forest 42 4 59
12 Middlesbro' 42 10 58
13 Watford 41 16 57
14 Bolton 42 -2 54
15 Sheff Wed 42 0 50
16 Leeds 42 -9 50
17 Huddersfld 42 -9 46
18 Birmingham 41 -10 43
19 Doncaster 42 -26 43
20 Blackpool 42 -26 42
21 Charlton 41 -24 41
22 Millwall 42 -30 40
23 Barnsley 42 -28 39
24 Yeovil 42 -25 36

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