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Pratley: Returns for Swans

Pratley: Returns for Swans

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Swansea midfielder Darren Pratley is back in contention for the visit of Bristol City following suspension.

Pratley missed last Sunday's derby win at Cardiff after reaching five yellow cards, but Mark Gower (hamstring) returned from a four-game absence and manager Brendan Rodgers must now decide whether to make any unforced changes.

Rodgers also has Kemy Agustien (knee) available after the Dutch midfielder returned to Sunday's squad and came through unscathed after coming on as a substitute for the last eight minutes.

However, Marvin Emnes will play his last game for the Welshmen.

The Dutch striker, who has scored twice in four appearances for the Swans since arriving on loan from Middlesbrough last month, will not be allowed to appear against his parent club next weekend and will return to the Riverside.

Cole Skuse has been added to the Bristol City squad for the trip to Swansea.

The midfielder returned to training towards the end of last week after almost a month out with a heel injury, but missed Saturday's draw against Preston after feeling some discomfort.

However, Skuse has since had an injection to cure the problem and will be available at the Liberty Stadium.

Defender Christian Ribeiro (groin) and striker Sam Vokes (hamstring) are set to miss out again.

Nicky Maynard, last season's topscorer, is on course to return around Christmas time after undergoing knee surgery at the start of the season.

City remain in the bottom three after picking up a point against North End at the weekend.

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3 Millwall 3 3 7
4 Charlton 3 2 7
5 Bournemth 3 4 6
6 Norwich 3 4 6
7 Watford 3 2 6
8 M'boro 3 2 6
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10 Sheff Wed 3 1 5
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12 Reading 3 0 4
13 Brentford 3 0 4
14 Derby 3 0 4
15 Blackburn 3 -1 4
16 Birmingham 3 -1 4
17 Brighton 3 0 3
18 Rotherham 3 -2 3
19 Leeds 3 -3 3
20 Huddersfld 3 -5 3
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22 Bolton 3 -4 1
23 Fulham 3 -3 0
24 Blackpool 3 -4 0

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