Alexander back in the goal frame

TOWN keeper Neil Alexander looks as if he will keep his place to play Coventry City in the Championship tomorrow.Blues boss Jim Magilton had warned he was ready to drop the Scotland international after a dip in form as he waits for his second child to be born.

By Derek Davis

TOWN keeper Neil Alexander looks as if he will keep his place to play Coventry City in the Championship tomorrow.

Blues boss Jim Magilton had warned he was ready to drop the Scotland international after a dip in form as he waits for his second child to be born.

His wife Joanne is now five days overdue but Magilton revealed that the hospital will induce on Tuesday if the baby is not born before.


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Magilton said: “Neil is in the right frame of mind to play and is very much in my mind to play.

“Everyone is entitled to one bad game and we know Neil is a good goalkeeper.

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“We will see how he is before the match and watch developments at home.”

Keeper Shane Supple is champing at the bit to play his first game of the season and said: “Every morning I have been coming in to hear the news at Neil's baby and we all want it to happen. I have been waiting to play and hope I still get the chance but we will have to see. I'm definitely ready if needed.”

Town have no other injury concerns ahead of tomorrow's game which kicks off at 5.20pm.

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