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Team news for Sunday's League One clash between Oldham Athletic and Bradford City at Boundary Park.

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James Dayton: Expected to feature

James Dayton: Expected to feature

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Oldham expect to have James Dayton available when Bradford visit Boundary Park on Sunday.

Latics were concerned with an ankle knock the ex-Kilmarnock winger picked up in the win over Shrewsbury on Tuesday night but it is not expected to cause Dayton to miss any playing time.

That will undoubtedly be a relief to boss Lee Johnson who confirmed that Cristian Montano (knee), Kirk Millar (ankle and calf) and Edijs Joksts (back) are all sidelined for extended periods of time.

Centre-back Genseric Kusunga serves the second game of his three-match suspension but Wade Joyce and Ellis Plummer, both brought in on loan deals on Thursday, could be included in Johnson's squad.

Bradford's squad has been badly affected by a sickness bug this week and boss Phil Parkinson will delay naming his side to face Oldham on Sunday.

Parkinson kept all his players away on Wednesday and Thursday in a bid to stop the virus spreading, while the training ground has been sterilized.

Defender Matt Taylor was ruled out of the midweek draw against Notts County, striker Nahki Wells was forced off in the second half and defender Rory McArdle, forwards James Hanson and Alan Connell, plus winger Kyel Reid were also struggling with the illness.

Winger Mark Yeates is pushing for a recall after firing the equaliser in midweek and defender Carl McHugh could return to contention after an ankle injury.

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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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