Ywo Yorkshire derbies at the John Smith’s and New York stadiums headline a busy Saturday of football for the region’s clubs. Log on here for team news from your club.
Huddersfield Town v Sheffield Wednesday
Team news: Kyle Dempsey is out for Town with a calf problem, while Jonathan Hogg’s knee injury means he remains on the sidelines. Neither is expected to return in this week’s trio of games. For Wednesday, Barry Bannan is suspended.
Last six games: Huddersfield Town DLLWLW, Sheffield Wednesday DDLDWW.
Referee: I Williamson (Berkshire).
Last time: Huddersfield Town 0 Sheffield Wednesday 0 ; November 22, 2014; Championship:
Hull City v Bristol City
Team news: Nick Powell is City’s only absentee after Shaun Maloney returned to action with Scotland during the international break. Abel Hernandez arrived back from duty with Uruguay yesterday so Steve Bruce will make a late decision on whether his top scorer is fresh enough to start.
Last six games: Hull City DLLDDL, Bristol City LWLLWW.
Referee: S Attwell (Warwickshire).
Last time: Hull City 0 Bristol City 0; April 19, 2013; Championship.
Rotherham United v Leeds United
Team news: Jerome Thomas could return for the Millers along with former Leeds Academy duo Frazer Richardson and Danny Ward. For the visitors, Lewis Cook returns to the starting XI along with Chris Wood. Toumani Diagouraga has recovered from the tight hamstring that kept the midfielder out against Huddersfield.
Last six games: Rotherham United LWWWDW, Leeds United DLWWWL.
Referee: K Friend (Leicestershire).
Last time: Rotherham United 2 Leeds United 1; October 17, 2014; Championship.
Bradford City v Scunthorpe United
Team news: Kyel Reid is struggling with a chest infection, meaning an opportunity could arise for either Mark Marshall or Josh Morris. Josh Cullen is back in the squad following international duty along with Lee Evans, the pair likely to come in for Tom Thorpe and Billy Knott.
Last six games: Bradford City DWWLWW, Scunthorpe United DWDDDW.
Referee: G Ward (Surrey).
Last time: Bradford City 1 Scunthorpe United 1; December 20, 2014; League One.
Rochdale v Doncaster Rovers
Team news: Luke McCullough is back in the squad after being away on international duty with Northern Ireland, while Nathan Tyson and Gary McSheffrey are expected to be fit for the trip to Spotland.
Last six games: Rochdale LWWWWL, Doncaster Rovers LLLLLL.
Referee: D Bond (Lancashire).
Last time: Rochdale 1 Doncaster Rovers 3; November 22, 2014; League One.
Sheffield United v Walsall
Team news: John Brayford could be out for the season after suffering a torn calf this week. Better news for Nigel Adkins is loanee defender Alex Baptise is back after a two-game absence for the Blades.
Last six games: Sheffield United LDWLWL, Walsall DDLWWW.
Referee: L Swabey (Devon).
Last time: Sheffield United 2; October 1, 1996; Division One.
York City v Leyton Orient
Team news: Kyle Cameron is back from Scotland Under-19s duty and could partner Dave Winfield at the heart of the defence, Will Boyle being the man to drop out. Michael Coulson’s groin problem will be assessed ahead of kick-off.
Last six games: York City LLDLDL, Leyton Orient DLWWLL.
Referee: T Kettle (Rutland).
Last time: York City 1 Leyton Orient 2; May 1, 2004; Division Three.