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Griffin Park (ATT 10,223) 2nd May 2009 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: G Scott

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Spencer out for Bees while Nicholls goes under the knife for Luton

Last Updated: 01/05/09 3:30pm

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Spencer: Out for hosts

Spencer: Out for hosts

Champions Brentford host relegated Luton on Saturday with both sides already knowing their fate for next season.

The Bees secured the title and automatic promotion to League One last week when they beat Darlington 3-1 on their travels.

Luton have faced an uphill battle to survive all season long and will be looking to end their stay in the Football League on a high with three points at the weekend.

Andy Scott's side will be presented with the League Two trophy at the end of the match to fully kick off their title celebrations.

Bees team news

Damian Spencer will be missing after he suffered a fractured cheekbone two minutes into last weekend's win at Darlington and is due to undergo surgery.

The Cheltenham loanee joins fellow frontmen Nathan Elder (cheekbone), Charlie MacDonald (shoulder), Jordan Rhodes (metatarsal) and Ross Montague (back) in the treatment room.

Goalkeeper Ben Hamer came off with a knock to his knee at Darlington but he will be fit.

Club captain Kevin O'Connor hopes to get a run-out as a substitute after his lay-off with a knee injury while defender Darren Powell returns from a three-match ban.

Hatters team news

Luton boss Mick Harford will again be without skipper Kevin Nicholls for the final game of the season.

The former Leeds midfielder, who had an operation on his knee last week, had his five-game ban upheld by the Football Association on Monday.

The Hatters will also be without defender Lewis Emanuel, who is away on compassionate leave.

Harford will check on a number of other minor concerns as his side seek to bid farewell to the Football League on a high.

"We've got a few injuries," said Harford. "We will see who is fit and available."

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1 Burton Albion 46 94
2 Shrewsbury Town 46 89
3 Bury 46 85
4 Wycombe Wanderers 46 84
5 Southend United 46 84
6 Stevenage 46 72
7 Plymouth Argyle 46 71
8 Luton Town 46 68
9 Newport County AFC 46 65
10 Exeter City 46 64
11 Morecambe 46 63
12 Northampton Town 46 61
13 Oxford United 46 61
14 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 59
15 AFC Wimbledon 46 58
16 Portsmouth 46 57
17 Accrington Stanley 46 56
18 York City 46 52
19 Cambridge United 46 51
20 Carlisle United 46 50
21 Mansfield Town 46 48
22 Hartlepool United 46 45
23 Cheltenham Town 46 41
24 Tranmere Rovers 46 39

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