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08 April 2004

ACCRINGTON STANLEY

Steve Halford misses Accrington's clash with Forest Green through suspension. Rory Prendergast is available for selection, though, after he completed a two-game ban. Andy Gouck, who missed last week's 2-0 defeat to Chester with tonsilitis, is fit after featuring in the club's midweek Lancashire Challenge Trophy Final defeat.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Paul Mullin 82
Shots on target Paul Mullin 54
Shots off target Paul Mullin 28
Assists Rory Prendergast 12
Crosses Rory Prendergast 162
Offsides Lutel James 58
Fouls Paul Mullin 73
Free-kicks won Lutel James 72

ALDERSHOT

Aldershot boss Terry Brown has injury doubts over two key players as his side travel to Woking. Midfielder Will Antwi and defender Simon Downer both suffered groin injuries in the 4-2 defeat to leaders Chester in midweek. Chris Giles will definitely miss out as he serves the second game of a three-match ban.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Tim Sills 81
Shots on target Tim Sills 49
Shots off tar-get Tim Sills 32
Assists Adam Miller 7
Crosses Dean Hooper 67
Offsides Roscoe D'Sane 38
Fouls Roscoe D'Sane 59
Free-kicks won Tim Sills 75

BARNET

Forward Liam Hatch misses Barnet's trip to Hereford with an ankle injury, while Danny Maddix, who missed last week's clash with Scarborough with a virus, will probably be back in con-tention. Guy Lopez is fit and will make a return to the squad after missing the last six games with a hamstring injury.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Giuliano Grazioli 76
Shots on target Giuliano Grazioli 50
Shots off target Ben Strevens 30
Assists Ian Hendon 7
Crosses Mark Williams 60
Offsides Giuliano Grazioli 72
Fouls Danny Maddix 86
Free-kicks won Mark Williams 63

BURTON ALBION

Burton boss Nigel Clough has no fresh injury worries to contend with as his side prepare for the visit of Scarborough. However, veteran defender Darren Wassall remains doubtful with the calf strain which has kept him out of the Brewers' last two games.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Robert Talbot 69
Shots on target Robert Talbot 41
Shots off target Robert Talbot 28
Assists Dale Anderson 6
Crosses Craig Dudley 71
Offsides Robert Talbot 34
Fouls Darren Stride 43
Free-kicks won Dale Anderson 54

CHESTER CITY

Mark Wright has no new injury worries to con-tend with ahead of Chester's home clash with Exeter. Wright has a fully-fit squad to choose from after his side came through the mid-week win over Aldershot unscathed. Kevin McIntyre was sent off against the Shots, but his suspension will not come into effect for 14 days.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Darryn Stamp 86
Shots on target Daryl Clare 54
Shots off target Darryn Stamp 36
Assists Kevin McIntyre 16
Crosses Kevin McIntyre 131
Offsides Daryl Clare 59
Fouls Darryn Stamp 76
Free-kicks won Paul Carden 59

DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE

Terry Harris and Mick Loughton take joint temporary charge of Dagenham for the first time when Morecambe visit. The pair, who take over following the resignation of Garry Hill, have only one definite absentee as Tim Cole serves the second game of a two-match ban.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Mark Bentley 41
Shots on target Mark Bentley 29
Shots off target Paul Bruce 14
Assists Paul Bruce 5
Crosses Tarkan Mustafa 66
Offsides Leon Braithwaite 24
Fouls Ashley Vickers 61
Free-kicks won Leon Braithwaite 37

EXETER

Exeter boss Eamonn Dolan will be hoping 26-goal top scorer Sean Devine and fellow forward Steve Flack are fit to take on Conference leaders Chester. Devine and Flack both started City's 2-2 draw at Shrewsbury on the bench along with Dean Moxey, who made way for fit-again centre-back Chris Todd in a defensive shuf-fle.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Sean Devine 84
Shots on target Sean Devine 52
Shots off target Sean Devine 32
Assists Steve Flack 7
Crosses James Coppinger 68
Offsides Sean Devine 46
Fouls Steve Flack 86
Free-kicks won Steve Flack 52

FARNBOROUGH

Boss Vic Searle will be without suspended duo Sasha Opinel and Nick Burton for Farnborough's home game with play-off chasing Shrewsbury. Andre Fashanu (flu) is back in con-tention after missing the clash with Margate, while Alex Christou will definitely be sidelined after taking a knock to his head against Gate.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Richard Hodgson 47
Shots on target Richard Hodgson 23
Shots off target Richard Hodgson 24
Assists R Hodgson 10
Crosses Richard Hodgson 80
Offsides Howard Forington 22
Fouls Nick Burton 55
Free-kicks won Sacha Opinel 51

FOREST GREEN

Forest Green boss Tim Harris will be without sus-pended midfielder Gareth Stoker for the trip to Accrington. Ade Adams has a cartilage problem and may be out for the rest of the sea-son, but Kevin Langan is in contention to return to the squad after a lengthy absence with a fractured cheekbone.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Alex Meechan 50
Shots on target Alex Meechan 29
Shots off target Alex Meechan 21
Assists Neil Grayson 7
Crosses Damon Searle 66
Offsides Alex Meechan 26
Fouls Martin Foster 54
Free-kicks won Neil Grayson 83

GRAVESEND & NORTHFLEET

Lee Shearer has an outside chance of making Gravesend's trip to Telford after undergoing treat-ment on a thigh injury. A late decision will be made on Manny Omoyinmi, who has also been struggling with a thigh problem. Francis Duku is definitely out after a scan revealed calcification on a bone. THE FLEET

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Rob Haworth 38
Shots on target James Pinnock 19
Shots off target Steve Perkins 23
Assists Lee Protheroe 6
Crosses Ben Walshe 27
Offsides Rob Haworth 48
Fouls Rob Haworth 55
Free-kicks won Chris Moore 46

HALIFAX TOWN

Chris Wilder is sweating on the fitness of two key players ahead of Halifax's home clash with Leigh. Val Owen faces a late fitness test on a back injury, while Jonny Allan is doubtful with a hamstring strain. Mark Monington is set for a place in the squad after recovering from a calf injury.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Lewis Killeen 37
Shots on target Lewis Killeen 24
Shots off target Ryan Mallon 16
Assists Kevin Sandwith 4
Crosses Ryan Mallon 59
Offsides Lewis Killeen 28
Fouls Steve Bushell 52
Free-kicks won Christian Lee 52

HEREFORD UNITED

Hereford boss Graham Turner will be with-out Michael Rose for the clash with Barnet. Rose begins a two-match suspension, but otherwise Turner has no fresh injury worries to contend with. Mark Beesley is fit again after missing out against Halifax last week with a viral infection.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Stephen Guinan 92
Shots on target Stephen Guinan 58
Shots off target Stephen Guinan 34
Assists Michael Rose 9
Crosses Paul Parry 86
Offsides Stephen Guinan 47
Fouls David Brown 44
Free-kicks won David Brown 57

LEIGH RMI

Leigh manager Phil Starbuck is sweating on the fit-ness of two key players for the trip to Halifax. Paul Shepherd is almost certain to miss the game with a thigh strain, while Steve Redmond is doubtful as he continues to struggle with a groin injury he sustained against Gravesend.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots David McNiven 61
Shots on target David McNiven 42
Shots off target David McNiven 19
Assists Neil Robinson 4
Crosses Warren Peyton 66
Offsides David McNiven 61
Fouls David McNiven 66
Free-kicks won David McNiven 76

MARGATE

Jake Leberl is back after a one-match suspension but has been struggling with a knock, and a late decision will be made on his fitness ahead of Margate's clash with Tamworth. Darren Watson (ankle) also faces a late test, while Jay Saunders has been suffering with an ankle injury but is expected to feature.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Jay Saunders 34
Shots on target Emmanuel Omoyinmi 19
Shots off target Jay Saunders 21
Assists Adrian Clarke 7
Crosses Adrian Clarke 40
Offsides Che Stadhart 28
Fouls John Keister 62
Free-kicks won Sam Sodje 61

MORECAMBE

Jim Bentley returns from a one-match suspension for Morecambe's trip to Dagenham. Dean Howell is also available following a three-match ban. The only definite absentee is mid-fielder Mike Stringfellow, who is struggling to overcome an ankle injury and may be out for the rest of the season.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Danny Carlton 50
Shots on target Danny Carlton 29
Shots off target Gary Thompson 24
Assists David Perkins 7
Crosses Kieron Walmsley 68
Offsides Danny Carlton 48
Fouls Danny Carlton 67
Free-kicks won Gary Thompson 72

NORTHWICH VICTORIA

Strikers Chris Thompson and Steve Nicholas face late fitness tests ahead of Northwich's clash with Stevenage. The duo continue to struggle with hamstring injuries. Glenn Tolley is also doubtful after sustaining a knee injury in the mid-week County Cup victory over Winsford. Peter Wright and Gregor Rioch both begin three-match suspensions.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Steve Garvey 31
Shots on target Steve Garvey 17
Shots off target Christopher Thompson 14
Assists Chris Ward 3
Crosses Steve Garvey 73
Offsides Christopher Thompson 31
Fouls Mark Foran 42
Free-kicks won Mark Devlin 44

SCARBOROUGH

Jimmy Kelly serves the last game of a three-match ban for his sending off at Tamworth. The midfielder must then sit out another two games for reaching 10 bookings. Bertrand Ketchanke is doubtful after missing the midweek draw against Stevenage with a hamstring problem, while Steve Baker (ham-string) is also struggling.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Mark Quayle 72
Shots on target Mark Quayle 37
Shots off target Mark Quayle 35
Assists James Kelly 5
Crosses James Kelly 36
Offsides Mark Quayle 34
Fouls Karl Rose 60
Free-kicks won Mark Hotte 61

SHREWSBURY

Darren Moss returns from suspension for Shrewsbury's trip to Farnborough. Martin O'Connor suffered a slight recurrence of his calf strain in the midweek clash with Telford but is expected to be fit. Sam Aiston is in contention after playing 75 minutes against the Bucks following a lengthy spell on the side-lines with a knee injury.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Luke Rodgers 86
Shots on target Luke Rodgers 37
Shots off target Luke Rodgers 49
Assists Ryan Lowe 6
Crosses Ryan Lowe 59
Offsides Luke Rodgers 65
Fouls Luke Rodgers 60
Free-kicks won Sam Aiston 62

STEVENAGE BOROUGH

Stevenage boss Graham Westley has no fresh injury worries to contend with for his side's trip to Northwich. Striker Dino Maamria returns following a three-match suspension. The only absentees are long-term casualties Jason Goodliffe (knee liga-ments), goalkeeper Lionel Perez (broken leg) and Gary Holloway.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Anthony Elding 81
Shots on target Anthony Elding 43
Shots off target Anthony Elding 38
Assists Simon Wormull 9
Crosses Simon Travis 46
Offsides Anthony Elding 53
Fouls Anthony Elding 59
Free-kicks won Barry Laker 36

TAMWORTH

Darron Gee will be without Lee Colkin and Jason Blunt for Tamworth's trip to Margate. Blunt sits out the second game of a two-match ban, while Colkin serves a one-game suspension. Brian Quailey is definitely out as he struggles to overcome a ham-string injury, but Adie Smith (ankle) could return to action.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Mark Cooper 86
Shots on target Mark Cooper 45
Shots off target Mark Cooper 41
Assists Tony Scully 2
Crosses Rob Warner 59
Offsides Scott Rickards 30
Fouls Mark Cooper 58
Free-kicks won Mark Cooper 58

TELFORD

Mick Jones' injury problems continue to mount, with Tony Naylor out for the rest of the season with a calf injury. Fitzroy Simpson misses out against Gravesend with a groin strain, while Lee Mills is sidelined by ankle and knee problems. Matt Clarke (chest infection) should be fit.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Lee Mills 55
Shots on target Tony Naylor 30
Shots off target Lee Mills 29
Assists Lee Mills 4
Crosses Samuel Ricketts 63
Offsides Christian Moore 26
Fouls Richard Lavery 49
Free-kicks won Lee Mills 43

WOKING

Woking manager Glenn Cockerill has a fully-fit squad to choose from for his side's home clash with Aldershot. Ian Selley came through last week's game with Tamworth unscathed following a foot injury and will be in contention. Michael Johnson is also available for selection after he suffered no reaction to a leg problem.

PLAYER WITH THE MOST…

Shots Steve Ferguson 64
Shots on target Steve Ferguson 33
Shots off target Steve Ferguson 31
Assists Scott Canham 6
Crosses Scott Canham 54
Offsides Amos Foyewa 38
Fouls Amos Foyewa 56
Free-kicks won Raphael Nade 52

 
       
 

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