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Saturday's football fixtures

Leicester City v Bristol City

Bristol City face a daunting a trip to the King Power Stadium this weekend, where Leicester boast a 100% record.

Derek McInnes’ side had to settle for a draw with Millwall in midweek, with goal-scorer on Tuesday evening, Steve Davies, likely to retain his place.

City are still unable to call upon defender Joe Bryan, with midfield powerhouse, Marvin Elliott, also side lined with a groin injury for a further two weeks.

Leicester meanwhile, have concerns over the fitness of defender Richie De Laet, but midfielders, Matty James and Ben Marshall, could return to the starting line-up.

Bury v Swindon Town

Swindon will be hoping to bounce back from their midweek home defeat with a third consecutive on the road when they travel to Bury.

Midfielder, Giles Coke, is definitely out for Paolo Di Canio’s side but winger, Gary Roberts, will face a late fitness test.

Defender, Nathan Thompson, will travel with the squad to Gigg Lane but is unlikely to be risked as he continues his comeback from injury.

Bury will have striker, Andy Bishop, back in their squad after recalling him from his loan at Wrexham. Matt Doherty, who joined on loan from Wolves this week, is also available to make his debut.

Yeovil Town v Colchester United

Yeovil desperately need to end their six game losing streak when they entertain Colchester at Huish Park on Saturday.

GozieUgwu and Lewis Young have both been ruled out after picking up injuries in their midweek defeat to Portsmouth. Gary Johnson will be able to call upon midfielder, Ed Upson, who returns from a one-match suspension and on loan striker, Paddy Madden, could make his debut.

Colchester are unlikely to make any changes following back to back wins against Hartlepool and Swindon. Goalkeeper, Mark Cousins, should play through the pain barrier after he dislocated his finger last weekend.

Bristol Rovers v Northampton

Incredibly, Bristol Rovers have yet to win a home game this season. Northampton are the latest visitors to the Memorial Ground.

Defender, Tom Parkes, is back from suspension and is likely to partner Garry Kenneth at the heart of the defence.

Meanwhile, full-back, Michael Smith, has returned from compassionate leave but is unlikely to start, as Mark McGhee’s side look to break their home duck.

Northampton striker, Clive Platt, could return to the starting line-up, but defender, John Johnson, and midfielder, Luke Guttridge, are long-term absentees.

Cheltenham Town v Fleetwood Town

Cheltenham host Football League new boys, Fleetwood Town, this weekend, as they try to extend their four-game unbeaten run.

Mark Yates has no new injury concerns and may have striker, Shaun Harrad, back in his side after the on-loan star missed Wednesday night’s victory over Bristol Rovers.

Fleetwood striker, Steven Gillespie, is pushing for a start after coming off the bench to score in midweek. Alan Goodall is the likely replacement for injured defender, Dean Howell.

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