Notts County v Crawley preview

Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Notts County and Crawley Town at Meadow Lane.

Last Updated: 09/11/12 at 12:36

Sheehan: Facing late fitness test

Sheehan: Facing late fitness test

World Cup Promotions

Daily World Cup Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Notts County will will give defender Alan Sheehan a late fitness test.

The full-back has missed the last five matches with a hamstring problem but could feature after returning to training.

Centre-back Manny Smith is still sidelined with a cruciate ligament injury but may start training in three weeks with a view to playing over the Christmas period.

Striker Lee Hughes made an appearance from the bench in midweek after missing the FA Cup tie with Portsmouth due to illness and is pushing for a start.

Defender Julian Kelly remains sidelined with a hamstring injury, while on-loan centre-back Ashley Eastham has returned to parent club Blackpool.

Goalkeeper Fabian Spiess (knee) is a long-term absentee.

Crawley will check on Nathan Byrne and Jonathan Forte.

Defender Byrne missed Tuesday night's 3-1 defeat at Coventry with an ankle knock and will be assessed along with striker Forte, who was laid low with a sickness bug.

Midfielder Hope Akpan sits out again as he is three games into a four-match ban for a red card against Oldham a fortnight ago.

Defender Shaun Cooper is fit after recovering from the groin problem he sustained in September and should be on the bench again.

Striker Billy Clarke is set to keep his place alongside skipper Gary Alexander in attack after scoring his fourth goal in four games at Coventry.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

League One Fixtures

Saturday, 09 August 2014
12:15
Sheff Utd v Bristol C  
15:00
Barnsley v Crawley  
Bradford v Coventry  
Colchester v Oldham  
Fleetwood v Crewe  
Leyton Or v Chesterfld  
MK Dons v Gillingham  
Port Vale v Walsall  
Preston v Notts Co  
Rochdale v Peterboro  

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Barnsley 0 0 0
2 Bradford 0 0 0
3 Bristol C 0 0 0
4 Chesterfld 0 0 0
5 Colchester 0 0 0
6 Coventry 0 0 0
7 Crawley 0 0 0
8 Crewe 0 0 0
9 Doncaster 0 0 0
10 Fleetwood 0 0 0
11 Gillingham 0 0 0
12 Leyton Or 0 0 0
13 MK Dons 0 0 0
14 Notts Co 0 0 0
15 Oldham 0 0 0
16 Peterboro 0 0 0
17 Port Vale 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0
19 Rochdale 0 0 0
20 Scunthorpe 0 0 0
21 Sheff Utd 0 0 0
22 Swindon 0 0 0
23 Walsall 0 0 0
24 Yeovil 0 0 0

Updated Wed, 09 Jul 2014

Footer 365

Transfer news: Manchester City in talks with Porto over Eliaquim Mangala

Manchester City are in talks with Porto over the signing of defender Eliaquim Mangala, according to Sky sources.

Louis van Gaal to link up with Manchester United on Wednesday

Louis van Gaal has confirmed he will start working with the Manchester United squad at Carrington on Wednesday.

David Beckham likens Luis Suarez to Old Trafford team-mate Eric Cantona

David Beckham feels Luis Suarez shows a lot of the same qualities as former Manchester United team-mate Eric Cantona.

Mail Box

Alexis Sanchez: Really Not THAT Good

The backlash has begun: Why are Barca letting him go if he's any good? We have mails on Alexis Sanchez, Luis Suarez, the World Cup and the wonder of F365...

Stop Your Sobbing And Man Up...

Oh and honey, put the kettle on. We have more World Cup mails but it's mostly an orgasmic explosion at the signing of Alexis Sanchez. Could this be Arsenal's year?

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property