Port Vale v Gillingham preview

Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Port Vale and Gllingham at Vale Park.

Last Updated: 25/10/13 at 14:03   

Daniel Jones: Expected to start

Daniel Jones: Expected to start

Daniel Jones comes back into the reckoning for Port Vale as they prepare to host Gillingham.

Jones missed out against Crawley in midweek through suspension following his red card in the away defeat to Sheffield United.

However, after Micky Adams' men won 3-0 at the Broadfield Stadium on Tuesday night, the left-back may struggle to immediately reclaim his place in the starting line-up.

Vale boss Adams will not make too many changes to his side and may even name an unchanged team against the club he represented as a player between 1979 and 1983.

Gillingham interim boss Peter Taylor will hand a late fitness test to forward Danny Kedwell ahead of the trip.

Kedwell has a slight hamstring problem and is rated as doubtful for Saturday's clash.

Otherwise Taylor has a fully-fit squad to pick from but he is unlikely to make wholesale changes to the team that beat Notts County in midweek.

Midfielder Amine Linganzi is vying for a place in the starting line-up after coming off the bench in the Gills' last outing.

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Friday, 18 April 2014
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15:00
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Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Wolves 43 53 96
2 Brentford 43 30 90
3 Leyton Or 43 38 80
4 Rotherham 43 26 79
5 Preston 43 22 79
6 Peterboro 42 10 67
7 Swindon 43 6 63
8 Port Vale 43 -12 60
9 MK Dons 43 0 58
10 Walsall 43 2 57
11 Sheff Utd 41 -1 56
12 Crawley 42 -4 55
13 Bristol C 43 1 53
14 Gillingham 43 -17 51
15 Bradford 42 1 50
16 Oldham 42 -10 50
17 Coventry 43 -2 49
18 Colchester 43 -12 46
19 Tranmere 43 -24 46
20 Crewe 43 -27 46
21 Carlisle 42 -26 44
22 Notts Co 43 -16 43
23 Shrewsbury 43 -16 41
24 Stevenage 42 -22 39

Updated Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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