The third Saturday of the football season sees 10 of the region’s clubs in action. Log on here for all the team news for Yorkshire’s clubs across the weekend.
All matches Saturday 3pm unless stated
Hull City v Stoke City
Team news: Yannick Sagbo serves the last of a two-game ban meted out to the City striker for a tweet that was in support of the quenelle gesture made by Nicolas Anelka. Otherwise, Robert Snodgrass is out for six months with a dislocated kneecap and Alex Bruce (back) a doubt as Steve Bruce prepares to once again make wholesale changes from the team fielded in the Europa League.
Huddersfield Town v Charlton Athletic
Team news: Anthony Gerrard (calf), Oscar Gobern (toe), Martin Paterson (knee) and Joe Lolley (hip), while James Vaughan is also a major doubt with a calf problem.
Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday
Team news: Boro’s Ben Gibson will return to full training next week following a hamstring injury. Owls Sam Hutchinson (back) is 50-50 but Kieran Lee (groin) is out.
Millwall v Rotherham United
Team news: Paul Green is out for between two to three weeks with a foot injury sustained against Watford, with Michael Tidser, who replaced him from the bench in midweek, favourite to start in his place in central midfield alongside Richie Smallwood.
Watford v Leeds United
Team news: Souleymane Doukara is definitely out with ruptured ankle ligaments, while the Leeds squad has been troubled by a virus this week. New signing Mirco Antennuci is in the squad following his arrival on Thursday from Italian side Ternana.
Barnsley v Gillingham
Team news: Barnsley manager Danny Wilson is hoping several players with niggles will be fit, including Paul Digby (foot), Adam Davies (dead leg), Keith Treacy (abductor) and James Bailey (hamstring). Ross Turnbull is back in training following a back injury and could be involved. Dale Jennings is available following suspension.
Bradford City v Peterborough United
Team news: With Billy Clarke not expected to be available due to a hamstring problem, Phil Parkinson’s biggest decision is whether to start with Peterborough old boy Aaron Mclean or Mason Bennett up front alongside James Hanson. The duo played 45 minutes each in midweek against Crawley.
Colchester United v Doncaster Rovers
Team news: Doncaster manager Paul dickov says central defender Rob Jones has a ‘fighting chance’ of featuring despite going off with a neck problem against Preston. Fellow defender Jamie McCombe is also in the fray, while Harry Forrester is available following suspension. Curtis Main remains sidelined.
Sheffield United v Crawley Town
Team news: Michael Higdon, Stefan Scougall and Bob Harris are hoping for recalls as Sheffield United manager Nigel Clough, whose side travel to West Ham United on Tuesday, continues to rotate his squad to cope with a heavy schedule. Chris Porter, Stephen McGinn and Andy Butler are also hoping for some game-time.
Exeter City v York City
Team news: Wes Fletcher, last season’s top scorer, is again likely to start on the bench despite netting in Tuesday’s draw with Cambridge. Nigel Worthington is determined to protect Fletcher, who suffered a serious knee injury in March and only returned to first-team action a week ago. Michael Ingham could start his first game of the season in the York goal.
For the full previews read Sports Weekend inside tomorrow’s The Yorkshire Post.