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Tuesday team news

22 October 2012

Lions welcome back striker Andy

Lions fans could see former West Ham United midfielder Papa Bouba Diop in action for Birmingham, having joined the club on a free transfer last week.
Towering frontman Nikola Zigic serves the second game of his three-match suspension, while Stephen Carr (knee), Paul Caddis (shoulder), Pablo Ibanez (broken toe), Akwasi Asante (hamstring) and Ben Gordon (knee) are all ruled out.
Midfielder Jonathan Spector misses out through suspension having been shown two yellow cards in the Leicester game whilst Morgaro Gomis is suffering with a thigh problem.
Lee Clark's Blues face a mounting injury list with Peter Lovenkrands the latest addition having torn his groin shortly after scoring for Birmingham in their 1-1 draw with Leicester City at the weekend.
Skipper Paul Robinson remains sidelined with a pelvic injury and is facing around six more weeks before returning to training.
Chris Taylor, who enjoyed an exceptional full debut for The Lions against Palace, is set to keep is place in the starting line-up and make his first home start for Jackett's side.
However midfielder James Henry is set to sit out his second successive game with a tight hamstring, although he should be fit for the weekend visit of Huddersfield Town.
Striker Andy missed the 2-2 weekend draw with Crystal Palace after suffering concussion whilst away on international duty with the Republic of Ireland but is likely to be available for selection.
Lions manager Kenny Jackett expects to welcome back Andy Keogh to the squad as Millwall aim to stretch their unbeaten run to five games when they host Birmingham City on Tuesday night (7.45pm).

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