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The L.B Barking & Dagenham Stadium (ATT 1,921) 13th September 2011 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: B Malone

Dag + Red Dagenham & Redbridge vs Oxford United Oxford Utd

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Last Updated: 12/09/11 4:39pm

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Smalley: Set to return

Smalley: Set to return

Team news ahead of Tuesday night's League Two clash between Dagenham & Redbridge and Oxford United at Victoria Road.

Oxford welcome new signing Robert Hall into their squad for the game.

The 17-year-old West Ham striker has joined the U's on a month's loan and could feature against Daggers.

Defender Tony Capaldi remains sidelined with a back problem, while on-loan striker Jonathan Franks is at least three weeks away from a return to fitness after dislocating his shoulder last week.

Deane Smalley missed the weekend draw with Burton Albion due to a tooth infection but could come into consideration for selection in Essex.

Oxford assistant manager Mickey Lewis, meanwhile, is waiting for lady luck to start shining on his side.

"We are in a spell where we are playing some really good football, but sometimes things just don't go for you," Lewis said.

Captain Mark Arber and striker Jon Nurse are set to return to United's starting XI for the fixture.

Centre-back Arber returned to the bench for Saturday's 3-1 defeat at Rotherham following a back injury and a virus, as did Nurse after international duty.

Both came on at half-time as manager John Still made a double substitution in an attempt to reduce the two-goal deficit.

And the pair are expected to start this time around against the Us, with Phil Walsh and Billy Bingham the two expected to make way.

Still has no new injury or suspension problems to contend with but continues to battle a lengthy injury list.

Medy Elito (groin), Josh Scott (knee), Rob Edmans (fractured leg), Kevin Maher (metatarsal) and Luke Howell are long-term absentees.

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Sky Bet League 2

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1 Burton Albion 45 91
2 Shrewsbury Town 45 89
3 Southend United 45 84
4 Bury 45 82
5 Wycombe Wanderers 45 81
6 Stevenage 45 72
7 Plymouth Argyle 45 68
8 Luton Town 45 65
9 Newport County AFC 45 65
10 Northampton Town 45 61
11 Exeter City 45 61
12 Morecambe 45 60
13 Dagenham & Redbridge 45 59
14 Oxford United 45 58
15 AFC Wimbledon 45 57
16 Portsmouth 45 56
17 Accrington Stanley 45 53
18 Cambridge United 45 51
19 York City 45 51
20 Carlisle United 45 49
21 Mansfield Town 45 48
22 Hartlepool United 45 44
23 Cheltenham Town 45 40
24 Tranmere Rovers 45 39