Midfielder back for Swans

Swansea welcome back Darren Pratley for the visit of Coventry as they look to find some much-needed consistency in their early-season form.

Last Updated: 13/09/10 at 17:14

Pratley: Back from ban

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The key midfielder missed Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Leeds through suspension having been sent off in the 1-0 win over Burnley last time out.

City's loss at Elland Road means they have followed up victory with defeat over each of their first five games of the season, although two wins from two at the Liberty Stadium provides cause for optimism ahead of the visit of the Sky Blues.

Goalkeeper Dorus de Vries is okay despite bruising to his knee following a heavy challenge from Leeds striker Luciano Becchio.

Striker Shefki Kuqi has completed a loan switch to Derby and so will not be available to manager Brendan Rodgers.

Craig Beattie (calf), Angel Rangel (thigh), Ferrie Bodde (knee), Gorka Pintado (shoulder) and Tom Butler (thigh) all continue to sit in the stands.

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Championship Fixtures

Saturday, 25 October 2014
12:15
Millwall v Cardiff
15:00
Birm'ham v B'mouth
Bolton v Brentford
Brighton v Rotherham
Derby v Wigan
Ipswich v Huddsf'ld
Leeds v Wolves
M'boro v Watford
N Forest v Blackburn
Reading v Blackpool

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Derby 13 13 26
2 Watford 13 11 25
3 M'boro 13 7 23
4 Wolves 13 5 23
5 Norwich 13 10 22
6 N Forest 13 9 22
7 Charlton 14 1 22
8 B'mouth 13 6 21
9 Ipswich 13 4 20
10 Cardiff 13 2 19
11 Blackburn 13 -1 19
12 Brentford 13 -1 19
13 Sheff Wed 13 0 18
14 Rotherham 13 -3 16
15 Leeds 13 -3 16
16 Huddsf'ld 13 -6 16
17 Reading 13 -8 15
18 Millwall 13 -3 14
19 Fulham 14 -6 14
20 Wigan 13 -2 12
21 Brighton 13 -3 12
22 Birm'ham 13 -8 11
23 Bolton 13 -13 8
24 Blackpool 13 -11 6

Updated Fri, 24 Oct 2014

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