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Udinese vs Bologna preview - Guidolin stays grounded

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA

Udinese coach Francesco Guidolin insists his players are not getting carried away with their lofty position as they prepare to meet Bologna in Serie A. The Friuli outfit have been one of the surprise packages of this year and currently sit sixth in the table, two points and two places behind Inter Milan. Udinese have won four of their last five matches, including last weekend's 2-1 victory at ...Full Story »

Sunderland vs Chelsea FC preview - Bruce expects Henderson to stay

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA

Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has revealed the Premier League's big guns have all made enquiries about Jordan Henderson but remains confident the highly-rated midfielder will still be at the Stadium of Light next season. The 20-year-old has again been linked with a summer move to Manchester United but, although he accepts Henderson will eventually move on, Bruce does not expect that to be for ano...Full Story »

West Bromwich vs Wigan preview - Vela in line for Baggies debut

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA

Carlos Vela is poised to make his debut for West Brom in Tuesday's Barclays Premier League clash at home to fellow strugglers Wigan. The Mexico striker has joined the Baggies on loan from Arsenal for the remainder of the season. Utility player Steven Reid is available again after recovering from knee surgery, but midfielder Graham Dorrans is still sidelined with an ankle problem. Albion manag...Full Story »

Manchester United vs Aston Villa preview - Ferguson has options

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA

Sir Alex Ferguson should have significant reinforcements to his defence when Manchester United bid to extend their unbeaten run to 24 games when they tackle Aston Villa at Old Trafford. Patrice Evra will return after a short trip to France following a family bereavement, Edwin van der Sar will reclaim a starting spot off Anders Lindegaard and Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand and Rafael are all li...Full Story »

Arsenal vs Everton preview - Squillaci and Nasri miss out

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA

Arsenal will be without centre-half Sebastien Squillaci (suspension) and midfielder Samir Nasri (hamstring) for Tuesday night's Barclays Premier League clash against Everton at Emirates Stadium. Midfielder Denilson (hamstring) and goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski (shoulder) are also not expected to feature, but full-back Bacary Sagna (head) should return to the side, along with Robin van Persie, T...Full Story »

Livingston vs Brechin preview - Duo missing for Livi

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA

Leaders Livingston will be without defensive duo Mick O'Bryne and Cameron MacDonald when they face third-placed Brechin. O'Bryne is out due to suspension and MacDonald is sidelined after being injured in Saturday's 4-3 success over East Fife. Young striker Marc McNulty is also out with a knock for a game manager Gary Bollan believes will be a hard fought contest. Bollan explained: "Only ourse...Full Story »

Airdrie vs Dumbarton preview - New-boys set for Airdrie debuts

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA

New signings Keiron Stallard and Stephen McKeown are in contention for Airdrie's clash with Dumbarton. Defender Stallard is added to the squad following the completion of his loan move from Falkirk and midfielder McKeown could feature after re-signing three years after leaving the club. The creative Jamie Stevenson and attacker Scott Gemmill will face fitness tests as manager Jimmy Boyle looks...Full Story »

Forfar vs East Fife preview - Duo in Forfar party

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA

Defender Marc McCulloch and winger Dale Hilson are added to Forfar's squad for their home clash with East Fife. Full-back Stephen Tulloch is ruled out after picking up ankle ligament damage in the victory against Dumbarton last Tuesday. Manager Dick Campbell missed the Sons contest because of flu, however he has been well briefed on the performance by his assistant manager and twin brother Ian...Full Story »

AC Milan vs Lazio preview - Allegri wary of Lazio threat

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA

AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri expects Lazio to provide his title-chasing team with a stern test at the San Siro. The Rossoneri maintained their four-point lead at the top of the Serie A table with a 2-0 win at Catania on Sunday. However, Allegri has warned his players to expect a battle when Lazio come to town. "Lazio are doing great things," he said. "They have good players and we will...Full Story »

Queen of South vs Ross County preview - Doonhamers duo missing

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA

Queen of the South will be without suspended duo David Lilley and Bob Harris against Ross County. Skipper Lilley and defender Harris are the only players unavailable to manager Kenny Brannigan in what will be the Doonhamers' first home league fixture in 80 days. Brannigan is looking for his men to launch a title challenge by picking up maximum points. He said: "With Falkirk defeating Raith Ro...Full Story »

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