All matches Saturday 3pm unless stated.
West Brom v Hull City
Team news: Sone Aluko (calf) joins the lengthy list of City absentees that currently includes Mohamed Diame, Liam Rosenior, Gaston Ramirez and Andrew Robertson. James Chester, though, hsa recovered from a knee strain, while Nikica Jelavic has shaken off a bug. Michael Dawson will be on the bench.
Bolton v Leeds United
Team news: Charlie Taylor is likely to again deputise for the injured Stephen Warnock but Alex Mowatt, Sam Byram and Lewis Cook are all in line for a recall after being rested in the FA Cup defeat to Sunderland.
Brentford v Rotherham United
Team news: Rotherham’s trio of loan signings Danny Ward, Adam Hammill and Jack Barmby are all expected to feature but Ben Pringle, who could be leaving the club, is set to be sidelined so as to not jeopardise a move.
Huddersfield Town v Watford
Team news: Murray Wallace is a major doubt after being substituted during half-time last week against Reading but Joel Lynch will be fit to step back in. Sean Scannell will also return in place of Adam Hammill, who has moved to Rotherham United.
Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday
Team news: Kieren Westwood is in light training and Stuart Gray is hoping he will be fit. Sam Hutchinson will be assessed as will Sam Hutchinson, who underwent a fitness test yesterday. Lewis Buxton and Giles Coke return to training early next week.
Reading v Middlesbrough
Team news: Adam Clayton serves a one-match ban, while Emilio Nsue is on African Cup of Nations duty. Ryan Fredericks, Damia Abella and Mustapha Carayol are sidelined along with Rhys Williams, out with another long-term Achilles injury.
Barnsley v Yeovil Town
Team news: James Bree (back) and Sam Winnall (hamstring) remain sidelined, with Winnall out for at least a couple more weeks. New signings Milan Lalkovic, Ben Pearson and George Waring may be involved in the squad. Mike Phenix is available.
Bradford City v Rochdale
Team news: Mark Yeates back in fray, while Andrew Davies (hamstring) faces test. Jon Stead available after return. Jordan Pickford expected to be in goal.
Oldham Athletic v Doncaster Rovers
Team news: Dean Furman is on African Cup of Nations duty. Nathan Tyson and Kyle Bennett are pushing for starts after making their comebacks from the bench last week. Rob Jones is still out.
Sheffield United v Preston
Team news: Blades will assess Jamie Murphy and Marc McNulty (sickness).
Wycombe v York City
Team news: Stephane Zubar starts a four-game ban following his dismissal a week ago against Plymouth Argyle for violent conduct. John McCombe is expected to deputise. Michael Ingham’s shoulder problem should keep him out for another fortnight.