Town likely to keep with Burnley victors

WITH no new signings expected and Iván Campo still not really match fit, Jim Magilton could stick close to the side that beat Burnley for tomorrow's home game with Wolves.

Derek Davis

WITH no new signings expected and Iván Campo still not really match fit, Jim Magilton could stick close to the side that beat Burnley for tomorrow's home game with Wolves.

Campo played 70 minutes in Town's 3-1 reserve win against Peterborough but may need another couple of games to get up to speed.

With Colchester in the League Cup to come before Watford away next week, Magilton may look to use him on the bench at best against Mick McCarthy's team.

Gareth McAuley came through Northern Ireland's goalless draw against Scotland, watched by Magilton, with no ill-effects while Alex Bruce returns from the Republic's trip to Oslo fit and looking to keep his place. Right back David Wright making progress after turning an ankle and joining in some light jogging.

It could be he needs the extra few days' recovery along with David Norris who was kept out of Tuesday night's reserve game as a precaution but Town hope to have him fit in time to play some part in the Colchester game.

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The only changes could be in midfield as Owen Garvan looks for a start, while who plays wide left is still a conundrum for Magilton.

Pablo Counago will hope for a return up front alongside Kevin Lisbie, although Crystal Palace target Alan Lee will look to keep his place.

Ben Thatcher spent a few days training with Wolves while mulling over his options but chose town in the end while McCarthy went for Ian Harte, the full back that once got Marcus Stewart sent off.

Town are still hoping to secure Shola Ameobi from Newcastle, perhaps initially on loan, but either way he would not be fit enough to play this weekend after a hamstring injury showed up at his failed medical.

Fulham defender Moritz Volz is unlikely to make his mind up before Saturday, as he explores his options at home and abroad.