Plymouth Argyle Vs Exeter, Sat 11 Dec 2010

Published Add your comment

Football News

Plymouth manager Peter Reid will be boosted by the return of first-choice keeper David Button, captain Carl Fletcher and versatile left-sided player Jim Paterson for the visit of Exeter.

Button has missed 16 games in all competitions and nearly three months of action after suffering an ankle injury during the 1-1 draw with Colchester, but is available for selection again.

Fletcher has been suffering from a leg injury and has missed the last eight games, while Jim Paterson has been in training for a couple of weeks now since returning from a troublesome hamstring.

Midfielder Luke Summerfield could be out for a further three months after damaging medial knee ligaments in training, having not yet resumed full training following a twisted knee.

Other than Summerfield, Reid has no other injury or suspension problems to worry about.

Exeter striker John O'Flynn is pushing for a place in manager Paul Tisdale's starting line-up.

The four-goal hitman, who has been struggling with a groin injury recently, had been in line for a return to action against Tranmere last week, but freezing weather conditions saw the game postponed.

However, having another week's training will have only boosted the Irishman's chances of a start, and his return means Tisdale has plenty of attacking options.

Daniel Nardiello's injury-time equaliser as a substitute last time out at Oldham will also have boosted his own chances of a recall.

The enforced break has also given defender Richard Duffy a better chance of shaking off a slight hamstring injury.

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:

Daniel Nardiello
Carl Fletcher
League One
David Button
Paul Tisdale
Luke Summerfield
John O'Flynn
Richard Duffy
Peter Reid

Article Comments

Read more

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