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Coventry v Blades - team news

4 December 2012

Danny Wilson admits he is pondering changes to his side for Tuesday's Johnstone's Paint Trophy clash at Coventry City.


The United boss is undecided whether to risk Neill Collins (illness), after the defender was forced off before the second half resumed at the weekend.


The Gaffer revealed: "Neill trained on Monday so we will leave him a bit longer, but he has recovered from the sickness he suffered at the weekend.


"He reported that he kept his food and drink down on Sunday, so that sounds positive. We were concerned on Saturday because we didn't know how serious it was, but it appears to be going through his family at the present time."


On the possibility of further changes, Wilson added: "We have got a few bumps and bruises from the weekend but nothing to hamper selection.


"Dave (Kitson) trained with the first team on Monday, he isn't anywhere near 100 per cent though, more like 60 per cent, so he won't be considered at Coventry."


Mark Robins, who took over the Ricoh Stadium hotseat in September, could make changes to his line-up, despite the 2-1 FA Cup victory over Morecambe at the weekend.


Experienced goalkeeper Joe Murphy missed the weekend's game with a niggling shoulder problem and Chris Dunn stood in.


Loanees David McGoldrick and James Bailey were ineligible for the FA Cup but it is unlikely that their parent clubs, Nottingham Forest and Derby County respectively, will prevent them from playing in the JPT.


Roy O'Donovan and Adam Barton were the replacements for McGoldrick and Bailey, whilst Stephen Elliott - the scorer of Coventry's goal in the league game against the Blades in August - is close to a return after a toe problem.


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