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Griffin Park (ATT 5,137) 9th February 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Coote

Brentford Brentford vs Bury Bury

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Farid El-Alagui: Close to making a first-team return

Farid El-Alagui: Close to making a first-team return

Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Brentford and Bury at Griffin Park.

Brentford have no new injury worries to contend with.

Uwe Rosler's squad have spent the week warm-weather training in Dubai as they gear up for the League One promotion run-in.

Striker Farid El-Alagui was able to join the trip as he continues his rehabilitation from a long-term knee injury, but he is still some way from returning to action.

The only player absent was long-serving midfielder Kevin O'Connor, who is still sidelined with an ankle injury.

Rosler must decide whether to make changes after their promotion bid was dented by a 3-0 defeat at Yeovil last weekend.

Teenage left-back Jake Bidwell will be involved again after agreeing to extend his loan spell from Everton for another month.

Bury will assess the fitness of David Worrall and Trevor Carson before the weekend tie.

A thigh problem ruled winger Worrall out of last weekend's surprise 2-0 win over Brentford's promotion rivals Doncaster, while goalkeeper Carson is nursing a hand injury.

Andy Bishop is set to keep his starting place in attack having opening the scoring against Rovers with a first Shakers goal since October.

Fellow forward Tom Hopper has returned to parent club Leicester.

Deadline day signing Carl Regan made his first appearance at right-back against Doncaster, while fellow full-back Euan Holden is chasing his debut having joined on non-contract terms.

Defenders Phil Picken (knee) and Adam Lockwood (groin) remain out for the season along with midfielder Shane Byrne (blood disorder).

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Sky Bet League 1
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1 Bristol City 46 99
2 Milton Keynes Dons 46 91
3 Preston North End 46 89
4 Swindon Town 46 79
5 Sheffield United 46 71
6 Chesterfield 46 69
7 Bradford City 46 65
8 Rochdale 46 63
9 Peterborough United 46 63
10 Fleetwood Town 46 63
11 Barnsley 46 62
12 Gillingham 46 62
13 Doncaster Rovers 46 61
14 Walsall 46 59
15 Oldham Athletic 46 57
16 Scunthorpe United 46 56
17 Coventry City 46 55
18 Port Vale 46 54
19 Colchester United 46 52
20 Crewe Alexandra 46 52
21 Notts County 46 50
22 Crawley Town 46 50
23 Leyton Orient 46 49
24 Yeovil Town 46 40