Team news: Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Rotherham United, Sheffield Wednesday v Middlesbrough; Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Sheffield United; York City

Curtis Main and Doncaster Rovers host Fleetwood on a busy Saturday of football. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)
Curtis Main and Doncaster Rovers host Fleetwood on a busy Saturday of football. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)
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Eleven Football League clubs in action across Yorkshire this weekend, with one Yorkshire derby top of the bill. Log on here for team news and stats.


Derby County v Leeds United

Team news: Lewis Cook returns from a three-game ban and is expected to go straight back into the starting XI. Luke Murphy, who underwent knee surgery in the summer, could also start for the first time this season after three appearances from the bench.

Last six games: Derby County LDLDDD, Leeds United DWLDDD.

Referee: D Bond (Lancashire).

Last time: Derby County 2 Leeds United 0; December 30, 2014; Championship.

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Huddersfield Town v QPR

Team news: Boro loanee Mustapha Carayol, right, could be handed a debut. Fellow loan arrival Emyr Huws (ankle) will not feature.

Last six games: Town DLLDDD; QPR LWDWWL.Referee: Kevin Wright (Cambridgeshire).

Opposition key man - Tjarrron Chery: Skilful Dutch forward had lift-off with his first two goals in Rangers’ 4-2 success over Rotherham last weekend. His well-taken brace seriously whetted the appetite of fans of the R’s, who forked out £2.25m to sign him in July.

Last time: Huddersfield Town 1 QPR 1; August 10, 2013; Championship: Town took a hard-earned point. James Vaughan put the hosts ahead on 35 minutes but Junior Hoilett restored parity three minutes later for the visitors.

Talking point: Alex Smithies’s return. Golcar lad Smithies made his bow for QPR in the midweek loss to Carlisle, but Rob Green has been between posts in the Championship, although his future is uncertain. Also first return of Oscar Gobern, left.

Hull City v Preston North End

Team news: Nikica Jelavic has recovered from a slight knee strain and Chuba Akpom is also back, while Mohamed Diame suffered no reaction to his own return in midweek after four months out so is available. Robert Snodgrass remains out.

Last six games: Hull City WDDWLW, Preston North End DWWDLW.

Referee: F Graham (Essex).

Opposition key man – Jordan Pickford: The former Bradford City loanee goalkeeper, left, has settled quickly at Deepdale and has conceded just twice in four games.

Last time: Hull City 1 Preston North End 0; February 12, 2011; Championship: The return of Phil Brown and Ian Ashbee to the KC Stadium ended in a Tigers victory thanks to a strike by Anthony Gerrard, right.

Talking point: As the transfer window hones into view, Steve Bruce will be desperate for there to be no repeat of last week when he felt too many players allowed uncertainty over their futures to affect performances.

Rotherham United v Fulham

Team news: Midfielders Richie Smallwood and Lee Frecklington are concerns for boss Steve Evans ahead of today’s game, along with left-back Joe Mattock. Adam Collin could keep his place in goal ahead of Kelle Roos.

Last six games: Rotherham LWLDLL; Fulham LWDWWL.

Referee: G Eltringham (Tyne and Wear).

Last time: Rotherham 3 Fulham 3; October 21, 2014; Championship.

Sheffield Wednesday v Middlesbrough

Team news: Michael Turner is in squad but not expected to start after only having two training sessions with the Owls. Kieren Westwood is still out, meaning Lewis Price retains place in goal. Want-away Albert Adomah unlikely to play for Boro.

Last six games: Sheffield Wednesday WWLDDW, Middlesbrough DWWDLW.

Referee: M Heywood (Cheshire).

Key men: Wednesday’s Tom Lees will need to keep Boro’s £4m striker David Nugent quiet if the Owls are to repeat last year’s triumph over Aitor Karanka’s visitors.

Last time: Sheffield Wednesday 2 Middlesbrough 0; February 28, 2015; Championship: Boro’s promotion hopes were dealt a damaging blow as the Owls claimed one of just five home wins in 2014-15.

Talking point: Boro finished four points adrift of the top two last term – meaning the double Wednesday claimed against the Teesside club proved very costly. Can Boro take revenge?

League One

Bradford v Port Vale

Team news: Tony McMahon will again be missing with the virus that has laid the summer signing low for the past couple of weeks. Otherwise, Phil Parkinson has no new injury concerns as Devante Cole comes into the squad following his arrival yesterday.

Last six games: Bradford City WLDDLD, Port Vale DWDDWD.

Referee: J Simpson (Lancashire).

Last time: Bradford City 1 Port Vale 1; September 27, 2014; League One.

Doncaster Rovers v Fleetwood

Team news: Luke McCullough (knee) and Harry Forrester (ankle) set to be out for two months for injury-hit Rovers, also without Nathan Tyson. Rob Jones (neck) is a doubt, while Paul Keegan and Dany N’Guessan return to training next week. Doncaster are also boosted by the loan signing of Cameron Stewart from Ipswich Town until January 2.

Last six games: Doncaster DWDDLL; Fleetwood WDLLWW.

Referee: T Kettle (Leicestershire).

Last time: Doncaster 0 Fleetwood 0; April 18, 2015; League One.

Rochdale v Barnsley

Team news: Lee Johnson could freshen up his side after their cup exertions in midweek. Loanee Kadeem Harris is available again, but Ryan Williams (abductor) is still out. James Bree (ankle) is also a doubt.

Last six games: Rochdale WWWLDL; Barnsley LWWWDL.

Referee: G Sutton (Lincolnshire).

Last time: Rochdale 0 Barnsley 1; October 4, 2014; League One.

Swindon v Sheffield United

Team news: Neill Collins’ fitness will be assessed. Nigel Adkins is likely to make a number of changes following the midweek cup exit at Fulham. Jose Baxter and Kieran Wallace are suspended, while John Brayford, Matt Done and Bob Harris are still missing. Ryan Flynn and Terry Kennedy could feature in the JPT on Tuesday.

Last six games: Swindon Town LWLDDW, Sheffield United LWWWWL.

Referee: C Sarginson (Staffordshire).

Last time: Swindon Town 5 Sheffield United 5; May 11, 2015; League One play-offs.

League Two

York City v Mansfield

Team news: Stephane Zubar has returned to parent club Bournemouth after suffering cruciate ligament damage, an injury that is likely to keep the loanee defender out for the entire season. Minstermen manager Russ Wilcox plans to make a late check for tiredness after two draining long road trips in the past week for his York City side.

Last six games: York City LDLWDL, Mansfield Town LDLWLD.

Referee: T Harrington (Cleveland).

Last time: York City 1 Mansfield Town 1; October 25, 2014; League Two.