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Highbury Stadium (ATT 2,492) 22nd October 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: Mark Heywood

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Gareth Evans: Available for selection

Gareth Evans: Available for selection

Team news for Tuesday's League Two clash between Fleetwood Town and Scunthorpe United at Highbury Stadium.

Fleetwood will be without defensive pair Stephen Jordan and Alan Goodall for the visit of Scunthorpe.

Both players have been ruled out with groin injuries leaving Graham Alexander with a selection issue at full back.

However midfielder Gareth Evans will be available having returned to training this week after overcoming an ankle problem.

Steven Schumacher and Jon Parkin will also be pushing for a return to the starting XI after dropping to the bench for Friday's 2-0 defeat to Southend.

Scunthorpe teenager Hakeeb Adelakun is hoping to make his first start for the club at Fleetwood.

The 17-year-old made his first senior appearance in Saturday's home defeat to Exeter as a second-half substitute following injury to midfielder Sean McAllister.

McAllister remains doubtful for the club's first visit to Fleetwood having sustained an ankle injury, while striker Chris Iwelumo is still struggling to shake off the illness that kept him out at the weekend.

Skipper Michael Collins is closing in on his first appearance since late August following a knee injury and defender Christian Ribeiro, back on the bench on Saturday, is hoping to make his comeback after a groin problem.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Scunthorpe United 43 77
2 Chesterfield 43 75
3 Rochdale 43 75
4 Fleetwood Town 43 72
5 Burton Albion 43 71
6 Southend United 43 65
7 York City 43 64
8 Oxford United 43 62
9 Plymouth Argyle 43 58
10 Bury 43 57
11 Dagenham & Redbridge 43 57
12 Mansfield Town 43 57
13 Newport County AFC 43 54
14 Portsmouth 43 54
15 AFC Wimbledon 43 53
16 Cheltenham Town 43 52
17 Accrington Stanley 43 51
18 Morecambe 43 50
19 Hartlepool United 43 49
20 Exeter City 43 49
21 Wycombe Wanderers 43 47
22 Bristol Rovers 43 47
23 Northampton Town 43 47
24 Torquay United 43 39