Fulham v Swansea preview

Team news ahead of Fulham's Premier League clash with Swansea at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon.

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Fulham midfielder Steve Sidwell has suffered an injury setback that looks likely to rule him out for a further four weeks.

The 29-year-old was closing in on a return but has had to have another operation on a hernia injury, putting his rehabilitation back.

Aaron Hughes returns to the squad after missing last weekend's defeat to Aston Villa with a calf complaint, while Zdenek Grygera is out for the rest of the season with a knee injury. Orlando Sa is out for at least three or four weeks with a hamstring injury.

Swansea have no fresh concerns heading into the clash.

The Welsh outfit came out of last weekend's 1-0 win over Manchester City unscathed, but will again be without winger Nathan Dyer through suspension.

Andrea Orlandi is back in training after a hamstring tear, while Kemy Agustien is likely to miss the rest of the season after ankle surgery.

Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Stockdale, Kelly, Riise, Hangeland, Senderos, Hughes, Baird, Murphy, Etuhu, Diarra, Gecov, Kasami, Frei, Dempsey, Ruiz, Davies, Duff, Dembele, Johnson, Pogrebnyak.

Swansea (from): Vorm, Williams, Taylor, Caulker, Tate, Britton, Graham, Sinclair, Routledge, Monk, McEachran, Lita, Moore, Bessone, Rangel, Situ, Allen, Tremmel, Gower, Richards, Sigurdsson, Obeng.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
Liverpool v Everton  
15:00
Chelsea v A Villa  
C Palace v Leicester  
Hull City v Man City  
Man Utd v West Ham  
Southampton v QPR  
Sunderland v Swansea  
17:30
Arsenal v Tottenham  
Sunday, 28 September 2014
16:00
West Brom v Burnley  
Monday, 29 September 2014
20:00
Stoke v Newcastle  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 5 9 13
2 Southampton 5 6 10
3 A Villa 5 0 10
4 Arsenal 5 4 9
5 Swansea 5 2 9
6 Man City 5 3 8
7 Leicester 5 1 8
8 West Ham 5 1 7
9 Tottenham 5 1 7
10 Hull City 5 0 6
11 Liverpool 5 -1 6
12 Man Utd 5 1 5
13 Stoke 5 -1 5
14 Everton 5 -2 5
15 C Palace 5 -2 5
16 West Brom 5 -4 5
17 Sunderland 5 -1 4
18 QPR 5 -8 4
19 Burnley 5 -3 3
20 Newcastle 5 -6 3

Updated Sun, 21 Sep 2014

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