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Adams Park 22nd December 2012 - Kick off 15:00

Wycombe Wycombe Wanderers vs Bradford City Bradford

Postponed - due to waterlogged pitch

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Last Updated: 21/12/12 1:19pm

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Doherty: Recovering from a back op

Doherty: Recovering from a back op

Team news ahead of Saturday's League Two clash between Wycombe and Bradford at Adams Park.

Wycombe club captain Gary Doherty will be sidelined for up to six weeks after undergoing a back operation, meaning he will join the Chairboys' three suspended players in the stands.

The former Ireland international went under the knife on Tuesday to alleviate a problem with a disc in his lower back and he will miss out along with banned trio Matthew McClure, Matthew Spring and Joel Grant.

Meanwhile Dave Winfield and Dean Morgan are both doubts with hamstring complaints meaning they are touch and go for the clash with the Capital One Cup semi-finalists.

Morgan's possible absence, along with McClure and Grant means player/manager Gareth Ainsworth could be short of attacking options for this weekend's match.

There is some good news for the 39-year-old though with Anthony Stewart having returned to full training following a thigh injury.

Bradford winger Kyel Reid could return to league action on Saturday after a lengthy injury lay-off.

Reid, sidelined for two-and-a-half months with a serious groin injury, played for almost an hour in Bradford's FA Cup replay defeat to League One promotion chasers Brentford and is expected to feature.

Striker Zavon Hines, who returned as a substitute in Saturday's league draw at Southend after a seven-match lay-off due to an ankle injury, made his first start since mid-November against Brentford and could continue in the side.

Reid lasted just under an hour at Brentford as boss Phil Parkinson ponders a string of changes, with goalkeeper Matt Duke and strikers Nahki Wells and James Hanson among those expected to return against Wycombe.

The Bantams, in fifth place, have lost only one of their last seven league games.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Shrewsbury Town 34 64
2 Burton Albion 34 64
3 Wycombe Wanderers 34 63
4 Luton Town 34 58
5 Bury 34 58
6 Southend United 34 58
7 Newport County AFC 34 53
8 Plymouth Argyle 34 52
9 Stevenage 34 52
10 Northampton Town 34 50
11 AFC Wimbledon 34 46
12 Morecambe 34 45
13 Portsmouth 34 44
14 Exeter City 34 44
15 Accrington Stanley 34 43
16 Cambridge United 34 41
17 Mansfield Town 34 41
18 Dagenham & Redbridge 34 40
19 Oxford United 34 39
20 York City 34 36
21 Carlisle United 34 36
22 Tranmere Rovers 34 34
23 Cheltenham Town 34 34
24 Hartlepool United 34 27