Football

Cheltenham Town Vs Aldershot Town, Sat 12 Mar 2011

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Martin Riley is the only absentee as Cheltenham play host to Aldershot.

The central defender has spent this week at Lilleshall strengthening his troublesome hamstring and will continue to miss out against the Shots.

But there is positive news regarding Keith Lowe and David Bird who are both back to full fitness and available.

Right-back Lowe has missed the last three matches with an ankle injury but returned to training at the start of this week and is back in contention.

Midfielder Bird passed a late fitness test on his calf to make the bench for last Saturday`s 3-0 home defeat to leaders Chesterfield but remained an unused substitute.

Like Lowe, he has now got a full week`s training under his belt and is raring to go as the Robins meet another team just below them in the table with lingering play-off aspirations.

Aldershot winger Jermaine McGlashan is expected to return to the starting XI.

McGlashan was rested against Torquay in midweek as he deals with an ongoing shin splints problem but will come back into Dean Holdsworth`s side to replace Albert Jarrett.

On-loan Lincoln man Jarrett was substituted due to illness at half-time on Tuesday.

Youth-team graduate Adam Mekki made an impression as a substitute and will again be included in the squad.

Midfielder Alex Rodman is still struggling with a calf injury sustained in training at the back end of last week and has been ruled out for a further month.

Forward Jack Randall broke his leg while on loan at Didcot Town recently and is a long-term absentee.

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: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Alex
David Bird
Keith Lowe
League Two
Albert Jarrett

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

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com 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