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Nathan Thompson: An injury doubt

Nathan Thompson: An injury doubt

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Swindon will assess the fitness of Nathan Thompson before they take on Wolves.

The right-back was forced off late on against MK Dons on Saturday after injuring his groin and manager Mark Cooper confirmed he is now a doubt for the clash with Kenny Jackett's high-flyers.

Fellow full-back Jay McEveley needs an operation on his knee but the Robins may have to delay the procedure to allow the former Blackburn man to be available in the coming weeks.

And Cooper, who admitted his side looked 'very tired' as they threw away a 1-0 lead to lose on Saturday looks likely to ring the changes with the likes of Dany N'Guessan and Ben Gladwin pushing for starts.

Wolves boss Kenny Jackett will have no fresh injury concerns as his side look to make it a club-record nine successive league wins when they visit Swindon.

Victory over Walsall in the weekend's Black Country derby equalled the record set by Graham Turner's promotion-winning side of 1988 and Jackett will be hoping for the three points that could stretch their lead to five points at the top of Sky Bet League One.

Having spent five weeks on the sidelines with a heel injury, Leon Best came off the bench at the Banks's Stadium but his chance of a return to the starting XI may be hindered by the form of fellow striker Nouha Dicko.

Dicko, a January signing from Wigan, has managed seven goals in as many starts since arriving at Molineux and looks likely to spearhead the Wolves attack in the weeks to come.

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League One Fixtures

Tuesday, 28 October 2014
19:45
Chesterfld v Swindon  
Leyton Or v Preston  
Saturday, 01 November 2014
15:00
Bradford v Doncaster  
Bristol C v Oldham  
Chesterfld v Yeovil  
Colchester v Port Vale  
Crawley v Crewe  
Fleetwood v Gillingham  
Leyton Or v Coventry  
MK Dons v Swindon  

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Bristol C 15 15 33
2 Preston 13 13 28
3 Notts Co 14 9 26
4 Peterboro 15 7 26
5 Sheff Utd 14 4 26
6 Oldham 15 6 25
7 MK Dons 13 12 24
8 Rochdale 14 11 23
9 Swindon 13 10 23
10 Chesterfld 14 2 19
11 Fleetwood 15 1 19
12 Bradford 15 -1 19
13 Crawley 15 -10 18
14 Colchester 15 -1 17
15 Barnsley 14 -2 16
16 Port Vale 15 -3 16
17 Coventry 15 -7 16
18 Leyton Or 14 -3 15
19 Walsall 15 -3 15
20 Doncaster 13 -8 15
21 Gillingham 15 -7 14
22 Yeovil 15 -14 13
23 Crewe 15 -19 13
24 Scunthrpe 15 -12 12

Updated Sat, 25 Oct 2014

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