Southampton Vs Huddersfield Town, Tue 2 Mar 2010

Published Add your comment

David Connolly and Dan Seaborne are close to returning to the Southampton squad for the home game against Huddersfield.

Striker Connolly was due to resume training this week having been sidelined since December with a groin problem.

Defender Seaborne has a knee injury which it was feared would require surgery, but a scan has shown the problem is not serious and he could be involved against the Terriers.

Boss Alan Pardew is unlikely to make changes, however, after watching his side rack up their biggest win of the season in Saturday's 5-1 success against Walsall.

Midfielder Lloyd James will be out for at least another couple of weeks to rest an ankle injury and veteran full-back Graeme Murty is a long-term absentee following surgery on his ankle.

Huddersfield defender Lee Peltier is a major doubt for the clash.

Peltier, a summer signing from Yeovil, was stretchered off on Saturday after sustaining an ankle injury in the 2-2 home draw with Leeds and although he will travel with the squad after an X-ray on Sunday revealed no serious damage, he is unlikely to start. Tom Clarke is on stand-by.

Midfielder Antony Kay suffered a calf injury during the West Yorkshire derby but is also in the squad and expected to prove his fitness.

Otherwise, manager Lee Clark has no new injury or suspension problems as his side look to extend their unbeaten league run to 12 matches and close the gap on the top two to six points.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Yeovil Town
Graeme Murty
Antony Kay
League One
Lloyd James
Huddersfield Town
David Connolly
Lee Peltier
Tom Clarke
Leeds United

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again