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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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Table

Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 27 52
2 Shrewsbury Town 27 51
3 Burton Albion 27 51
4 Luton Town 26 47
5 Southend United 27 47
6 Newport County AFC 27 46
7 Bury 26 41
8 Stevenage 27 41
9 Exeter City 28 41
10 Plymouth Argyle 27 40
11 Morecambe 27 37
12 AFC Wimbledon 26 36
13 Cambridge United 25 35
14 Northampton Town 27 34
15 Accrington Stanley 25 33
16 Oxford United 27 30
17 Cheltenham Town 27 30
18 Portsmouth 26 29
19 York City 27 28
20 Mansfield Town 26 28
21 Tranmere Rovers 26 27
22 Carlisle United 27 27
23 Dagenham & Redbridge 26 26
24 Hartlepool United 27 18