York v Burton preview

Team news ahead of the New Year's Day clash between York City and Burton Albion at Bootham Crescent.

Last Updated: 31/12/12 at 10:45

Doig: Returns from injury

Doig: Returns from injury

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

York defender Chris Doig is expected to return to contention.

Central defender Doig missed Saturday's goalless draw at Fleetwood after picking up a knock in the Boxing Day defeat at Chesterfield, but is hoping to be fit.

David McGurk stepped in for Doig, making his first appearance in 12 months, and played his full part as the Minstermen kept a clean sheet so manager Gary Mills faces a selection dilemma if Doig is passed fit.

Leading goalscorer Ashley Chambers remains sidelined with a stomach problem so Alex Rodman is hoping to continue up front, while Jamie Reed provides Mills with an extra option.

Defender Lanre Oyebanjo is pushing for a recall to the starting line-up after returning to the bench following a hamstring injury.

Oli Johnson (groin) and fellow striker Michael Coulson (knee) remain long-term absentees.

Nathan Stanton will miss Burton's first game of 2013 through suspension.

Stanton was sent off during the 2-0 home win over promotion rivals Southend on Saturday after receiving two yellow cards.

Albion boss Gary Rowett will hope that Marcus Holness can recover from the groin injury that has ruled him out of the last two matches to replace Stanton in the centre of defence.

If Holness is not ready to return, a defensive reshuffle could see either Andrew Corbett or Aaron Webster recalled to the starting line up.

Club captain John McGrath, fellow midfielders Cleveland Taylor and Chris Palmer and striker Matt Paterson are also options for Rowett should he wish to make further changes.

Winger Jimmy Phillips is nearing the end of a five month lay-off with a broken metatarsal and may also be included in the squad that travels to north Yorkshire.

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 Two Fixtures

There are no fixtures at present.

Footer 365

Middlesbrough 0-2 Norwich: Cameron Jerome and Nathan Redmond strike as Canaries seal immediate return to Premier League

Norwich City gained promotion to the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final at Wembley.

Yaya Toure will stay at Manchester City, insists agent Dimitri Seluk

Yaya Toure will stay at Manchester City, according to his agent.

UEFA chief Michel Platini says it would be good for football if Sepp Blatter loses FIFA election

Michel Platini is backing Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan in Friday’s FIFA presidential election.

Mail Box

Can We Combine Danny And Theo?

The finishing of Theo Walcott and the hold-up play of Danny Welbeck would be just perfect. Plus, lots of Brendan Rodgers, some Big Sam and all hail Degsy...

Only One Real Manager Of The Year

Winning the Premier League with the best squad in the Premier League is only par; Ronald Koeman did a whole lot better. Plus, the last word on Raheem and...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company