Charlton Athletic Vs Oldham Athletic, Sat 21 Aug 2010

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Charlton will be without Jose Semedo and Christian Dailly for the visit of Oldham.

Midfielder Semedo serves the final game of his three-match ban and defender Dailly is suspended for one match after his sending-off at Leyton Orient last Friday night.

Miguel Llera should replace Dailly at centre-half while new midfielder Alan McCormack could captain the side in the Scot's absence having worn the armband for the remainder of the Orient match.

Left-back Kelly Youga (knee) remains the only injury absentee.

Youngster Chris Solly scored his first senior goal as a late substitute in the 3-1 win at Brisbane Road but is likely to find himself on the bench again with summer signing Simon Francis preferred at right-back.

Oldham boss Paul Dickov is boosted by the return of striker Warren Feeney.

The summer signing missed last Saturday`s 3-0 home win over Notts County due to a groin injury sustained during Northern Ireland`s friendly defeat against Montenegro 72 hours earlier.

He has since recovered and will come into contention but defender Phil McGrath is set for a long spell on the sidelines due to a knee injury.

Striker Ryan Brooke is also out with a knee problem and goalkeeper Greg Fleming is sidelined after he sustained a tear to his medial ligament.

The Latics will head to the capital in buoyant mood after picking up maximum points from their opening two games.

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Chris Solly
Christian Dailly
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