McFadden only absentee v Baggies

Alex McLeish has no injury concerns other than James McFadden ahead of Birmingham's Premier League trip to West Brom on Saturday afternoon.

Last Updated: 17/09/10 at 18:29

Hleb: Set to feature against Albion

Hleb: Set to feature against Albion

Blues will be without the Scotland forward for the game at The Hawthorns after he sustained anterior cruciate ligament damage to his left knee in training on Friday.

McFadden will see a specialist on Monday with a view to surgery but is expected by the club to be out of action for the foreseeable future.

New signings Alexander Hleb and Jean Beausejour are both fit to play, although the latter will start on the bench due to jet lag and a lack of training time.

Hleb may still join him amongst the substitutes, as McLeish is yet to decide whether the Belarus international will start the game due to his fitness level and the team's impressive performance against Liverpool on Sunday.

The match has come too soon for striker Kevin Phillips, who is back in full training, but not yet fit enough to face his former club. Stuart Parnaby has also resumed training.

Birmingham (from): Taylor, Carr, Murphy, Bowyer, Johnson, Ridgewell, Larsson, Gardner, Jerome, Ferguson, Doyle, Dann, Madera, Fahey, Zigic, Valles, Parnaby, Beausejour, O'Shea, Foster, Redmond, Jiranek.

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Premier League Fixtures

Monday, 21 April 2014
20:00
Man City v West Brom
Saturday, 26 April 2014
12:45
Southampton v Everton  
15:00
Fulham v Hull City  
Stoke City v Tottenham  
Swansea v A Villa  
West Brom v West Ham  
17:30
Man Utd v Norwich  
Sunday, 27 April 2014
12:00
Sunderland v Cardiff  
14:05
Liverpool v Chelsea  
16:10
C Palace v Man City  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Liverpool 35 52 80
2 Chelsea 35 41 75
3 Man City 33 54 71
4 Arsenal 35 21 70
5 Everton 35 23 69
6 Tottenham 35 2 63
7 Man Utd 34 16 57
8 Southampton 35 5 49
9 Newcastle 35 -15 46
10 Stoke City 35 -10 44
11 C Palace 35 -13 43
12 West Ham 35 -10 37
13 Swansea 35 -4 36
14 Hull City 34 -9 36
15 A Villa 34 -14 35
16 West Brom 33 -11 33
17 Norwich 35 -28 32
18 Cardiff 35 -34 30
19 Fulham 35 -42 30
20 Sunderland 34 -24 29

Updated Mon, 21 Apr 2014

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