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Oxford Utd Vs Stockport County, Sat 18 Sep 2010

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Oxford manager Chris Wilder, fresh from signing a new three-year contract, may have central defender James Wright back in contention for the clash with Stockport.

He missed out at Hereford due to a stiff back. It is unlikely Wright would force his way back into the starting line-up straight away, though, due to the Us` impressive form of late.

Wilder is likely to name the same side for the second consecutive game following the comfortable 2-0 victory over Hereford.

That means Harry Worley and Anthony Tonkin are both likely to play against their former club and Tom Craddock will partner James Constable in attack after scoring his first goal against the Bulls.

Elsewhere, Rhys Day and Damian Batt are out after failing to recover from knee and ankle problems respectively.

Stockport manager Paul Simpson could be boosted by the return of defender Robbie Williams for the trip.

The left-back has missed the last three games through injury and has not played since signing a full-time deal at Edgeley Park.

But the 25-year-old has returned to training this week and may come into contention to play some part.

Fellow defender Jordan Rose is also set to be passed fit after a recent injury to leave Simpson with a close to full-strength squad.

Simpson is still looking to strengthen his squad by signing a striker and a midfielder on loan.

The County boss said: "We're close to having a fully fit squad now but I'm still looking to bring players in."

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