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Boxing Day football: updates from today's matches

Malky Mackay is happy for the Cardiff fans to give vent to their feelings when the Bluebirds face Southampton on Boxing Day.

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Saints hope for first-choice come-backs at Cardiff

Dani Osvaldo, Luke Shaw, Nathaniel Clyne and Kelvin Davis could all return for injury-hit Southampton at Cardiff on Boxing Day.

The quartet will have various injuries and ailments assessed on Christmas Eve to see whether they are able to return for the Barclays Premier League clash in south Wales.

Jose Fonte and Maya Yoshida were on the bench for Sunday's 3-2 defeat to Tottenham due to slight problems, while Artur Boruc (hand), Victor Wanyama (shin) and Guly do Prado (knee) remain sidelined.

Provisional squad: K Davis, Gazzaniga, Cropper, Chambers, Clyne, Shaw, Fox, Fonte, Hooiveld, Lovren, Yoshida, Cork, Schneiderlin, S Davis, Ward-Prowse, Reed, Ramirez, Rodriguez, Lallana, Gallagher, Osvaldo, Lambert.

– Southampton FC spokesperson

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