Select a Team

Prev Game: Sky Bet Championship Sat 18th Mar

prev game - Burton Albion
team 1 score team 2
Burton Alb 3 - 5 Brentford

Next Game: Sky Bet Championship Sat 1st Apr

next game - Burton Albion
team 1 score team 2
Huddsf'ld 15:00 Burton Alb

Brewers buoyed by James boost

Last Updated: 29/09/11 1:19pm

  • Share:
James: Should be back in action soon

James: Should be back in action soon

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Burton have received an injury boost after discovering that Tony James' knee injury is not as bad as initially feared.

The centre-half limped out of the defeat at Gillingham last weekend but could be in contention to play against Bradford on Saturday.

It was thought that James might have done damage to his knee joint at Priestfield, with Albion boss Paul Peschisolido bracing himself to be without the experienced defender for several weeks.

However, Peschisolido told BBC Radio Derby: "He's progressing alright. He was happy with the way it improved after 24 hours and we're confident he'll be fine."

Meanwhile, fellow defender Nathan Stanton is also close to returning to training after a long-term hamstring injury.

Peschisolido added: "I think he will start training next week, which is a bit of a surprise. He's been running and sprinting - pretty much doing everything. He wants to push it further so we might see him next week."

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Mousinho breaks the mould

Mousinho breaks the mould

Burton Albion captain John Mousinho on studying for a degree while taking on the Championship.

Prutton's EFL predictions

Prutton's EFL predictions

Sky Sports' EFL expert David Prutton returns with his weekend predictions, including Birmingham v Newcastle and Leeds v Brighton.

Murray hopes it's Brighton's year

Murray hopes it's Brighton's year

Glenn Murray hopes Brighton can finally win promotion to the Premier League after several years of "knocking on the door".