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Carl Baker: Faces late fitness check

Carl Baker: Faces late fitness check

Sky Blues captain Carl Baker faces a late fitness test ahead of this weekend's game.

The midfielder has sustained a calf strain this week and faces a race against time to line up against the Bees as the Coventry aim to get back to winning ways.

Billy Daniels remains sidelined with the hip injury which saw him miss last weekend's 3-2 defeat at Port Vale.

But fellow midfielder Adam Barton should again take his place on the bench as he continues to manage his knee problem.

Brentford will check on George Saville ahead of Sunday's clash with Coventry.

The on-loan Chelsea midfielder missed Monday night's derby defeat by Leyton Orient with a hip injury.

Jake Bidwell is back in training after an ankle injury but probably needs a reserve game so Tony Craig stays at left-back, while midfielder Jonathan Douglas is also close to a return after knee surgery.

Richard Lee continues in goal as David Button completes a three-match ban for his red card at Bradford.

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League One Fixtures

Friday, 18 April 2014
15:00
Brentford v Preston
Bristol C v Notts Co
Carlisle v Walsall
Colchester v Oldham
Coventry v Swindon
Crawley v Leyton Or
Gillingham v Tranmere
Port Vale v MK Dons
Shrewsbury v Crewe
Wolves v Rotherham

Sky Bet League 1

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Wolves 42 51 93
2 Brentford 42 29 87
3 Leyton Or 42 39 80
4 Rotherham 42 28 79
5 Preston 42 23 79
6 Peterboro 42 10 67
7 Swindon 42 5 60
8 MK Dons 42 1 58
9 Port Vale 42 -13 57
10 Walsall 42 2 56
11 Sheff Utd 41 -1 56
12 Crawley 41 -5 52
13 Bradford 42 1 50
14 Bristol C 42 0 50
15 Coventry 42 -1 49
16 Gillingham 42 -19 48
17 Oldham 41 -11 47
18 Colchester 42 -11 46
19 Tranmere 42 -22 46
20 Notts Co 42 -15 43
21 Carlisle 41 -26 43
22 Crewe 42 -29 43
23 Shrewsbury 42 -14 41
24 Stevenage 42 -22 39

Updated Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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