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Fleetwood Town preview

12 September 2014

A look ahead to Saturday's home game

Reds play their first League game against newly promoted Fleetwood Town at the Checkatrade.com Stadium on Saturday, kick off 3pm.


MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Brendan Malone

Assistants: Chris Pollard and Ian Rathbone

Fourth Official: Mark Mellor


TEAM NEWS

Josh Simpson (ankle) is out but Joe Walsh and Gwion Edwards return from international duty.

Fleetwood have no fresh injury worries.


VIEW FROM INSIDE THE CAMP

John Gregory: "Like a lot of promoted clubs, Fleetwood have taken a lot of momentum into the new season. They have an excellent young manager and a good squad and they will make it very tough for us."

 

WE’VE MET BEFORE?

This is the first meeting League between the clubs. Two Conference clashes in 2010-11 saw the sides draw 1-1 at Crawley, with Craig McAllister on target for the hosts, while goals from Richard Brodie and Matt Tubbs secured a 2-1 win for Reds at Highbury later in the season.


FORM GUIDE

Reds have won four and lost five in all competitions this season. Fleetwood have lost their last two in all competitions, having previously started the campaign undefeated.


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SATURDAY'S OTHER LEAGUE ONE GAMES

Barnsley v MK Dons

Bradford City v Swindon

Bristol City v Doncaster

Chesterfield v Scunthorpe

Coventry v Yeovil

Crewe v Port Vale

Leyton Orient v Colchester

Oldham v Gillingham

Peterborough v Notts County

Sheffield United v Rochdale

Walsall v Preston


GOING TO THE MATCH?

Prices and details can be found by clicking here. Tickets are available in all areas of the stadium right up until kick off.


MATCH COVERAGE

You can follow the game with live commentary on Reds Player from 2.55pm with John Barnett and Tony Vessey. To listen to the game click here.

We will be running our live blog on The Reds Wall throughout the game and you can react to the action.

There are also live updates through the club's Twitter feed and the latest news on our Facebook page as well.

 

COME ON YOU REDS!


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