Players To Turn Out For Reserves

Last updated : 10 January 2012 By Covsupport News Service/RD

Coventry City will cast an eye over a number of players coming back from injuries in the Reserves behind closed doors game with Chesterfield this afternoon.

Right back Jordan Clarke, who injured his knee during pre season training and has not played a single game so far this season is  scheduled to play and assuming he comes though the game unscathed, he too could be in Saturday's squad, but it is unlikely he will leave the bench.

City boss Thorn confirmed to the CT. “We’ll have a look at Jordan and see how he’s shaping up but it might be too soon for him to come straight back because he’s been out a long time.”

Out of favour striker Freddy Eastwood is also likely to get a game in the reserves so Thorn can assess his fitness along with Sammy Clingan. 

Two other strikers are recovering well from their injuries and will probably be fit to be in Saturday's squad.

Lukas Jutkiewicz, who missed the cup game last weekend, is recovering well from his back injury while Clive Platt, who also has a back problem and has had in injection in his back, will probably be selected. 

Cody McDonald is still receiving treatment for a knee injury and will not be ready to play at Derby.

Thorn revealed, “Juke is responding well to treatment so I’m hoping he’ll be all right for Saturday, and Platty might be available as well..”