Third round team news
Fleet wood Town v Leicester City High bury Stadium, today ,12.45 pm BBC1
Fleet wood will have to cope without new six-figure signing Pad dy Madden, who is cup-tied having already featured for his former club S cu nth or pei na previous round. Jamie Var dy is a major doubt for Leicester’s trip to his former club. The England forward is struggling with the groin injury he suffered at Liverpool last weekend.
Birmingham City v Burton Albion St Andrew’ s Stadium, today ,3 pm
Che Adams will not start for Birminghamdespite recovering from his latest ham string problem. The 21- year-old forward has battled persistent ham string issues this term, so manager Steve C otter ill is determined to ease him back into action. Burton boss Nigel C lo ugh will not make wholesale changes to his team as he looks to maintain momentum.
Odds: H 11/10; A 14/5; D 21/10
Bournemouth v Wigan Athletic Vitality Stadium, today ,3 pm
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe will bring in fresh faces. Ryan Fraser will be available again after sitting out the draw at Brighton on New Year’s Day with a ham string issue. Wig an could have forward Ryan Col clo ugh available again after five games out with a shoulder injury. Defender Alex Bruce could miss out.
Carl is lev Sheffield Wednesday Brunton Park, today, 3pm
Carlisle striker Sam Cosgrove could retain his place after signing a new short-term deal to keep him at the club until the end of the season. Wednesday will be without defender Jack Hunt, who sustained a hip injury in last week’ s home defeat to Burton. Ireland goal keeper Keir en Westwood remains a week away. Odds: H16/5;A17/20;D13/5
Exeter v West Brom St James Park, today ,3 pm
Exeter will make late call son Jay den Stock le ya nd Jordan Moore-Taylor. Oliver Burke, Allan Nyom and Boaz My hill could all feature. Jonathan Leko may also travel after returning from his loan spell at Bristol City along with Kane Wilson, who has spent the last five months on loan at Exeter. Odds: H17/4;A4/6;D11/4
Manchester City v Burn ley E ti had Stadium, today ,3 pm
City are still without captain Vincent Ko mp any. The availability of play maker David Silva, who has missed four of the last six games for personal reasons, is also unclear. Burn le ya re expected to be without midfielder Scott Ar field, who sustained a minor hamstrings train on New Year’s Day. Odds: H 2/11; A 14/1; D 6/1
Queens Park Rangers v MK Dons Loft us Road, today ,3 pm
Q PR win ger Jamie Mac ki eh as suffered a back injury which requires surgery and faces a couple of months on the sidelines. Defender Grant Hall is a doubt with the knee problem . Dons defender Joe Walsh is available again after serving a one-match ban but forward Os man Sow is still suspended. Odds: H 3/4; A 7/2; D 11/4
Wolves v Swansea Mol in eux, today ,3 pm
Wolves will again be without suspended captain Danny Bat th as he serves the second part of a three-match ban following his red card against Bristol City. Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski will be res ted but Wilfried Bony returns to the squad after missing four games with a hamstring problem. Odds: H7/10;A17/4;D13/5
Norwich Cityv Chelsea Car row Road, today ,5.30 pm BT Sport 2
David Luiz is set to play for only the second time since October when Chelsea head to Norfolk. Luiz is fit again following a knee injury and after losing his place to Andreasis likely to play as the Blues rotate their options. Char ly Mu so nd a could also feature.
Tot ten ham v AFC Wimbledon Wembley, tomorrow ,3 pm
Mauricio Po ch et ti no is expected to ring the changes for Spurs, with Harry Kane, Christian Erik sen and Jan V er tong hen all likely to be rested at We mb ley. Fernando L loren te, Erik Lamela and Juan Foyth are among those in contention to come in. Toby Alderweireld remains out with a hamstring injury. Odds: H1/7;A18/1;D13/2
Middlesbrough v Sunderland Riverside, today ,1 pm
Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis is likely to make changes and has a full squad available to him. Sun der land boss Chris Coleman is facing a far less positive picture on the fitness front. Darron Gibson could be sidelined for up to 10 weeks by a groin injury, while fellow mid fielders Paddy McNair( also groin) and Aiden McGeady( calf) will be assessed, but are doubtful.
Odds: H 3/5; A 11/2; D 13/5
Blackburn Rovers v Hull City E wood Park, today ,3 pm
Blackburn will again be without striker Marcus An tons son with the Swede, on loan from Leeds, due to see a specialist for scans. Hull goal keeper David Marshall will make his first start since May in place of first-choice Allan McGregor. Midfielder David Meyl er and striker Fraizer Campbell are expected to feature after recently overcoming injury.
Brent ford v Not ts County Griffin Park, today, 3pm
Alan Judge, who has been side lined since breaking his leg in April 2016, will finally make his come back for Brent ford. Dean Smith has confirmed that he plans to give Judge some game time against his former club. Judge was on the bench for two of Brent ford’ s games over Christmas but did not figure in mid week.
Coventry City v Stoke City Ric oh Arena, today ,3 pm
Brighton loanee Jordanslot into the Coventry squad. Stoke’s Erik Pieters was forced off with a ham string issue against Newcastle and is unlikely to be fit to feature at the Ric oh Arena. Several other players have knocks but Mark Hughes has promised to name a strong team. Odds: H 4/11;8/11; D 3/5
Fulhamv Southampton C raven Cottage, today ,3 pm
Fulham winger Floyd Ayite is set to miss out after he limped off with a suspected ham string injury during the 4-1 victory over Ipswich on Tuesday, but fellow wide man Lucas Piazon is in line for his first start since August. Charlie Austin has completed a three-game ban but will continue to be absent due to a hamstring issue. Odds: H9/5;A11/8;D5/2
Millwall v Barnsley The Den, today, 3pm
Mill wall manager Neil Harris is likely to make a handful of changes for the match, with Aid en O’ Brien and Kris Tw ar dek among those hoping to start. Barn sley will once again be without injured defender Andy Y ia dom and winger Ryan Hedges. Angus MacDonald could be inline to make his return. Odds: H10/11;A16/5;D12/5
Steven ag ev Reading Lam ex Stadium, today ,3 pm
Steven age could hand a debut to goal keeper Tom King. He joined Boro on loan from Millwall on Thursday and is eligible to feature against the Royals. Midfielder Terence Van coot en remains a doubt after suffering a facial injury on St Stephen’ s Day which has kept him out of the last two games. Odds: H13/5;A1/1;D5/2
Wy comb ev Preston North End Adams Park, today ,3 pm
Wy com be will give a late fitness test to midfielder Dominic G ape, who suffered a thigh strain against Forest Green on New Year’ s Day. Billy Bod in could make his Preston debut, but fellow new signing Louis Moult’s bow will likely have to wait. Bod in was signed from Bristol Rover son Thursday. Odds: H29/10;A10/11;D5/2
Newport Countyv Leeds United Rodney Parade, tomorrow ,12 pm BBC1 Wales
Veteran forward Paul Hayes could make a belated debut for Newport. The former Barn sley and Scun thorpe striker signed in October but registration issues were not resolved until this week. Leeds pair Ronaldo Vie ira and Stuart Dallas could both return to the starting line-up.
Nottingham Forest v Arsenal City Ground, tomorrow ,4 pm BT Sport 2
Forest will check on the fitness of Ireland inter nation la Daryl Murphy. The seven-goal striker missed the goal less draw at Leeds on New Year’ s Day with a knock sustained during the defeat to Sun der land. Ar se ne Wen ger has stated that he will rotate some of his players. Odds: H 9/2; A 4/7; D 16/5
Aston Villa v Peterborough Utd Villa Park, today ,3 pm
John Terry will start for Villa after missing the last 10 games, but Ireland striker Scott Hogan will miss out with an ankle issue. Villa boss Steve Bruce has pledged to blood a clutch of youngsters in a bid to keep his squad fresh. Visitors Peter borough will have goal keeper Jonathan Bond available after he renewed his loan from Reading.
Odds: H 14/5; A 23/10; D 10/11
Bolton v Huddersfield Town Mac ron Stadium, today ,3 pm
Bolton are without mid fielders Karl Henry and Darren Pr at le ya ft er the pair were injured on Monday. New signing Terence Kongolo will be in the squad for Huddersfield after joining on loan from Monaco this week. Midfielder Philip Billing could return after nearly three months out while Jon Gorenc Stankovic has returned to training after a long-term knee injury.
Cardiff Cityv Mansfield Town Cardiff City Stadium, today ,3 pm
Cardiff are short on numbers, with Lee P el tier ruled out for a month and Matthew Connolly out for a similar length of time. Danny Rose could return to the Mansfield squad after missing the win over Carl isle on Monday with a hip injury. Captain Z an der Diamond also missed that match.
Odds: H 3/5; A 19/4; D 29/10
Don cast erv Roch dale Keep mo at Stadium, today ,3 pm
Don cast er appear to have recovered from a virus which swept through their squad over Christmas. Joe Rafferty has missed the last two games through injury and is a major doubt for Rochdale, who have not won in six games since progressing past Slough in round two. Striker Steve Davies was forced off against Don cast er Odds: H1/1;A13/5;D13/5
Ipswich Town v Sheffield United Port man Road, today ,3 pm
Ipswich could hand a debut to new signing Aaron Dr in an. The Irish teenager has been training with the Championship side since October and completed his permanent move for an undisclosed fee from Water ford on Thursday. Sheffield United defender Jake Wright could start with Chris Wild er expected to make changes. Odds: H9/4;A6/5;D23/10
Newcastle United v Luton Town St James’ Park, today ,3 pm
Chancel Mb em ba is out for Newcastle after suffering a knee problem in training while Ireland’ keeper Rob Elliot is still out with a thigh problem. Alan She eh an begins a three-game ban for Lu ton following his sending-off on New Year’s Day, while fellow centre- back Scott Cu th bert is expected to miss a further four weeks. Odds: H1/2;A5/1;D7/2
Wat ford v Bristol City Vicarage Road, today ,3 pm
Troy Dee ney should return for Watford after serving a four-match suspension. The striker has completedhis ban for a red card against Huddersfield, and is expected to return to the Hornets’ squad. Lee Johnson will rest several regulars ahead of Tuesday’ s League Cup semi-final at Manchester City. Odds: H4/9;A6/1;D7/2
Yeovil Town v Brad ford City Hui sh Park, today ,3 pm
Yeovil will be without defender Omar So wu nm ia nd midfielder Con nor Smith after they were sent off in the 2-1 home defeat to Crawley on New Year’ s Day. Bradford quartet Ty re ll Robinson, Adam Thompson, Matthew Ki lg all on and Dominic Pole on will all return to the squad. Odds: H17/4;A4/6;D11/4
Shrews bury v West Ham MW Meadow, tomorrow ,2 pm BBC 1
Joe Hart returns to face the club where he began his career. The England goal keeper is expected to get a run-out ahead of current Hammers first choice Adrian. Marko Arnautovic, Mic hail Antonio and Aaron Cress well are unlikely to be risked by West Ham manager David Mo yes.
Odds: H 3/1; A 10/11; D 5/2
Brighton v Crystal Palace Am ex Stadium, Monday ,7.45 pm BT Sport 2
Brighton boss Chris Hugh ton has no fresh selection problems ahead of Monday’ s clash with Palace. Steve Sid well, remains Albion’ s only absentee due to a back injury. Roy Hod gs on will be without Jason Puncheon and Scott D ann who were injured last weekend. Odds: H13/8;A9/5;D21/10