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Dean Lyness: Out through injury

Dean Lyness: Out through injury

Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Burton Albion and Hartlepool United at Pirelli Stadium.

An injury to means Dean Lyness will return in goal for Burton when Hartlepool visit the Pirelli Stadium.

Lainton could miss the remainder of the season after suffering ainjury during the defeat to Northampton last weekend. Lyness will replace the on-loan Bury goalkeeper to make his first start for the club since February 1 while Freddy Hall, recently signed on a short-term contract, will probably provide cover on the bench.

was also injured in the first half at Sixfields and is abut will certainly miss out, having been ruled out for around four months with acproblem.

Albion boss Gary Rowett has the likes of defender Marcus Holness, midfielder Lee Bell and forwards Alex MacDonald, Gary Alexander, Ashley Hemmings and Michael Symes available should he wish to make further changes to his starting line-up.

Hartlepool midfielder Andy Monkhouse is hoping to return to contention at Burton as his side bid to halt a run of five straight defeats.

Monkhouse has been sidelined for all five of those losses due to a hamstring injury, but could return to action.

Striker Marlon Harewood showed no reaction to his ankle injury after playing the full 90 minutes in last week's home defeat to Chesterfield and is expected to resume up front alongside 16-goal teenager Luke James.

Defender Christian Burgess (ankle) is not expected to feature again this season and has returned to parent club Middlesbrough, while Jonathan Franks and James Poole are among those pushing for recalls.

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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