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The Kassam Stadium (ATT 6,472) 24th September 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: K Wright

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Moult: Back at Stoke

Moult: Back at Stoke

Team news ahead of Saturday's League Two clash between Oxford United and Accrington Stanley at the Kassam Stadium.

Oxford will be without captain Jake Wright.

The 25-year-old defender was dismissed after picking up two yellow cards against Barnet last weekend, incurring a one-match ban.

The U's will also be without long-term injury victims Tony Capaldi, Tom Craddock and Anthony Tonkin.

Veteran defender Capaldi still needs at least three more weeks of recovery time as he recuperates from a back injury, while full-back Tonkin will be sidelined for another month with a hamstring problem.

Striker Craddock continues to battle a knee problem which has kept the former Luton forward out of action all season.

Hitman Jonathan Franks returned to parent club Middlesbrough last week after discovering his dislocated shoulder is likely to keep him out until Christmas.

Accrington boss John Coleman will be without Nat Taylor and Louis Moult.

Taylor is in the middle of the 35-day ban he received after being sent off for Accrington and Rossendale College last season - before the midfielder had penned professional terms.

Meanwhile, forward Moult has returned to parent club Stoke after his month-long loan deal with Stanley expired earlier this week.

Coleman has no new injury worries but he may opt to make tactical changes as his Accrington side bid to end a run of three games without a win.

Charlie Bennett will be pushing for a starting berth after the midfielder missed out in the 2-0 defeat to Crewe last week following his return from a three-match ban.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 38 76
2 Shrewsbury Town 39 74
3 Wycombe Wanderers 39 74
4 Bury 38 67
5 Southend United 38 63
6 Newport County AFC 39 61
7 Plymouth Argyle 39 60
8 Luton Town 39 58
9 Stevenage 38 57
10 Northampton Town 39 56
11 Exeter City 39 55
12 AFC Wimbledon 39 53
13 Morecambe 39 50
14 Portsmouth 39 49
15 Dagenham & Redbridge 39 49
16 Oxford United 39 46
17 Accrington Stanley 39 46
18 Mansfield Town 39 45
19 Cambridge United 39 44
20 York City 39 41
21 Carlisle United 39 41
22 Hartlepool United 39 39
23 Tranmere Rovers 39 38
24 Cheltenham Town 39 37