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Cremonese v Derby County

Stallard, 18, stands by for Gabbiadini, who has aggravated an ankle injury. Patterson (bruised ribs) is ruled out, while captain Kuhl and record-signing Short are cup-tied.


Barnsley v Bristol Rovers

Barnsley defender Davis (ankle) has suffered another setback. Rovers defender Clark starts his first match since January.

Brentford v Swindon Town

Sansom boosts Brentford in their attempt to halt six straight home league defeats. Swindon make late fitness checks on striker Mitchell and midfielder Ling.

Leicester City v Charlton

City welcome back midfielder Thompson after flu. Charlton are without the suspended full-back, Minto.

Luton Town v Cambridge Utd

Injury-hit Luton have recalled midfielder Kamara from Middlesbrough. Cambridge have new striker Bartlett on the bench.

Peterborough Utd v Watford

Peterborough include defender Greenman, signed from Coventry. Watford's goalkeeper, Waugh, is a doubtful starter. Suckling is on stand-by.

Portsmouth v Oxford United

Portsmouth's Symons (ankle) is unavailable in defence and Kristensen, signed from Newcastle, may move from midfield. Oxford's Magilton (bruised foot) is fit.

Wolverhampton v Sunderland

Cook makes his 150th League appearance for Wolves, but Bull is suspended. Bennett (hamstring) is ruled out for Sunderland. Full-back Kay (ankle) should be fit.


Bristol City v Grimsby Town

Midfielder Tinnion makes his home debut for City after his move from Bradford City. Grimsby include new signing Daws.

Newcastle Utd v Birmingham

Defender Howey (groin) is doubtful and O'Brien is already unavailable. Birmingham's Marden (cut foot) has recovered.

West Ham United v Millwall

Defender Dicks and Martin Allen are suspended for West Ham. Millwall include new signing Maguire in the squad.