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Pirelli Stadium (ATT 4,855) 27th April 2014 - Kick off 15:00

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Shane Cansdell-Sherriff: A injury doubt

Shane Cansdell-Sherriff: A injury doubt

Team news for Sunday's League Two clash between Burton Albion and Chesterfield at the Pirelli Stadium.

Burton have been dealt a double injury blow ahead of the visit of Chesterfield with the news that Shane Cansdell-Sherriff and Jimmy Phillips could both miss the remainder of the campaign.

Cansdell-Sherriff, a rock at the centre of defence this campaign alongside Ian Sharps, has a small tear in his Achilles while midfielder Phillips suffered knee ligament damage during the draw at Newport on Monday.

Albion hope Cansdell-Sherriff could be fit again for the play-off semi-finals but Phillips' recovery will take around three months.

Striker Adam McGurk (groin) is expected to feature against the Spireites and on-loan Wolves winger Zeli Ismail (hamstring) could also be in the squad if he passes a fitness test.

Drew Talbot may come back into contention for Chesterfield against fellow promotion hopefuls Burton.

Talbot is close to making his long-awaited return from an abductor problem and the right-back could be involved at the Pirelli Stadium on Sunday. Sam Morsy will serve the second game of a three-match suspension while fellow midfielder Ollie Banks (foot) will not play again this season.

Depending on the outcome of fourth-placed Fleetwood's home game against Southend on Saturday, Chesterfield could only need a draw to mathematically guarantee automatic promotion.

Should Scunthorpe fail to win at relegation-threatened Exeter, victory 24 hours later would see Paul Cook's side go into their final game of the season top of the table.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Morecambe 3 9
2 Burton Albion 3 9
3 Shrewsbury Town 3 7
4 Portsmouth 3 7
5 AFC Wimbledon 3 7
6 Cheltenham Town 3 7
7 Wycombe Wanderers 3 6
8 Southend United 3 6
9 Mansfield Town 3 6
10 Plymouth Argyle 3 4
11 Tranmere Rovers 3 4
12 Bury 3 4
13 Cambridge United 3 4
14 Luton Town 3 4
15 Northampton Town 3 4
16 Stevenage 3 4
17 York City 3 3
18 Dagenham & Redbridge 3 3
19 Carlisle United 3 1
20 Exeter City 3 1
21 Oxford United 3 0
22 Newport County AFC 3 0
23 Hartlepool United 3 0
24 Accrington Stanley 3 0