Accrington v Cheltenham preview

Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Accrington Stanley and Cheltenham at the Crown Ground.

Last Updated: 23/08/13 at 14:50   

Nicky Hunt: Set to miss out

Nicky Hunt: Set to miss out

Stanley will not be able to call upon the vast experience of Nicky Hunt and Danny Webber this weekend.

Former Bolton full-back Hunt will be out until the end of September at the earliest after damaging the medial crucial ligament in his knee.

Ex-Sheffield United striker Webber will sit out the next three games following his red card in the 3-0 loss to Bury last weekend.

Stanley, who currently prop up the League Two table, are preparing for three games in the space of a week with the Robins clash coming before Cardiff and Burton visit.

Cheltenham striker Terry Gornell has declared himself fit and ready to face his former club.

The Robins' summer signing from Rochdale has made a quick recovery from a groin injury suffered in the 2-0 defeat at Chesterfield 12 days ago and could return to the starting line-up.

Gornell's comeback boosts manager Mark Yates' attacking options with Jamie Cureton still sidelined with a shoulder injury.

Yates was unhappy with his side's 3-1 home defeat to Plymouth last weekend and could shuffle his pack with winger Zack Kotwica and defender Keith Lowe pushing for starts.

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League Two Fixtures

Saturday, 26 April 2014
15:00
AFC W'don v Morecambe  
Bury v Portsmouth  
Dag + Red v Northamptn  
Exeter v Scunthorpe  
Fleetwood v Southend  
Mansfield v Torquay  
Oxford Utd v Accrington  
Plymouth v Hartlepool  
Rochdale v Cheltenham  
Wycombe v Bristol R  

Sky Bet League 2

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Scunthorpe 44 26 80
2 Chesterfld 44 28 78
3 Rochdale 44 20 78
4 Fleetwood 44 15 75
5 Burton Alb 44 8 72
6 Southend 44 16 68
7 York City 44 10 67
8 Oxford Utd 44 6 62
9 Plymouth 44 -7 58
10 Bury 44 8 57
11 Dag + Red 44 -4 57
12 Mansfield 44 -8 57
13 Portsmouth 44 -10 57
14 AFC W'don 44 -4 56
15 Newport 44 -3 55
16 Cheltenham 44 -7 55
17 Hartlepool 44 -4 52
18 Accrington 44 -4 51
19 Morecambe 44 -15 50
20 Exeter 44 -7 49
21 Wycombe 44 -10 47
22 Bristol R 44 -11 47
23 Northamptn 44 -20 47
24 Torquay 44 -23 42

Updated Thu, 24 Apr 2014

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