56 Friday, 13 November 2009 London Lite LITESPORT GILLINGHAM P14 W4 D3 L7 Pts15 MARK STIMSON insists Adam Miller still has a Gillingham future despite letting the midfielder join League Two Dagenham. NEXT GAME: Tom Oldham (h) LEYTON ORIENT P15 W4 D4 L7 Pts15 SEAN THORNTON is hoping to earn back a starting place against Hartlepool as he continues his return to full fitness. NEXT GAME: Tom Hartlepool (a) MILLWALL P15 W6 D6 L3 Pts24 DARREN WARD is planning to force his way back into Kenny Jacketts starting line-up having recovered from his knee injury. He was an unused sub in Mondays FA Cup win and expects to feature against Brentford tomorrow. NEXT GAME: Tom Brentford (a) SOUTHEND P15 W5 D5 L5 Pts20 ON-LOAN Sunderland defender Jean-Yves Mvoto yesterday underwent surgery on his troublesome hip injury. NEXT GAME: Tom Yeovil (a) ARSENAL P11 W8 D1 L2 Pts25 JACK WILSHERE insists he will have shaken off an ankle injury in time for the Carling Cup quarter-final against Manchester City on 2 December. NEXT GAME: Sat 21 Sunderland (a) CHELSEA P12 W10 D0 L2 Pts30 GUUS HIDDINK has angered Carlo Ancelotti by selecting injury-hit Chelsea winger Yuri Zhirkov for Saturdays Slovenia World Cup play-off. NEXT GAME: Sat 21 Wolves (h) FULHAM P11 W4 D3 L4 Pts15 SIMON DAVIES says the 90 minutes of reserve football was exactly what he needed as he nears a return to first-team action. He has targeted a starting place in the Birmingham clash in a weeks time. NEXT GAME: Sat 21 Bham (a) TOTTENHAM P12 W7 D1 L4 Pts22 ANDRES DALESSANDRO claims Tottenham are interested in signing him. The 28-year-old played under Harry Redknapp at Portsmouth. NEXT GAME: Sun 22 Wigan (h) WEST HAM P12 W2 D4 L6 Pts10 VALON BEHRAMI has linked up with the Switzerland squad, despite admitting he has not fully recovered from his knee injury. NEXT GAME: Sat 21 Hull (a) CHAMPIONSHIP CRYSTAL PALACE P16 W5 D7 L4 Pts22 PADDY MCCARTHY expects to be back in training next week and could be fit for the clash with Coventry on 21 November. NEXT GAME: Sat 21 Coventry (a) QPR P16 W7 D6 L3 Pts27 MATT CONNOLLY has been hailed by QPR boss Jim Magilton: He has the potential to be a fantastic defender. Hes only 22, but hes got a very bright future ahead of him. NEXT GAME: Sat 21 Doncaster (a) READING P16 W3 D5 L8 Pts14 SHANE LONG has pulled out of the Republic of Ireland squad due to his ankle injury. NEXT GAME: Sat 21 Blackpool (h) WATFORD P16 W6 D6 L4 Pts24 TEENAGER Lee Hodson has signed a three-year deal after impressing boss Malky Mackay. The 18- year-old has also been tipped for a call-up to the Northern Ireland squad. NEXT GAME: Sat 21 Scunthorpe (h) LEAGUE ONE BRENTFORD P16 W4 D6 L6 Pts18 ANDY SCOTT expects to welcome back Steve Kabba for the clash with Millwall tomorrow after he shook off a bout of flu. NEXT GAME: Tom Millwall (h) CHARLTON P15 W8 D5 L2 Pts29 LEON McKENIZE will retain his place in Charltons line-up to face MK Dons this weekend after scoring against Southampton in midweek. NEXT GAME: Tom MK Dons (h) LONDON CALLING WYCOMBE P15 W1 D5 L9 Pts8 STUART BEAVON is planning to fight his way back into Wycombes first-team after undergoing groin surgery. He said: Hopefully all the injuries are out of the way now. NEXT GAME: Tom Huddersfield (a) LEAGUE TWO BARNET P15 W7 D3 L5 Pts24 RYAN ONEILL (ankle) and Joe Devera (thigh) will be given late fitness tests ahead of the clash with Hereford tomorrow. NEXT GAME: Sat Hereford (h) DAG & RED P15 W8 D5 L2 Pts29 JOHN STILL is confident Scott Griffiths proposed move to Peterborough in January will not fall through, despite the departure of Darren Ferguson. NEXT GAME: Tom Accrington (a) Fixtures are subject to change High praise: QPRs Matt Connolly Radeks one Stepanek ahead of tired Murray ANDY MURRAY is looking forward to the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London after being knocked out of the Paris Masters by Radek Stepanek. The Scot showed the after-effects of a late night as he went down 1-6 6-3 6-4 in the third round to the Czech. After finishing off his second-round match with James Blake shortly before 2am on Thursday morning, the 22-year-old Scot returned to the court 14 hours later, but was nowhere near his best. The world No4 admitted a rest will do him good ahead of the finals at the 02 Arena after returning to action with victory in Valencia following a six-week injury lay-off. He said: I would have signed up for playing seven matches and winning six of them. It was kind of just what I needed before London. I get nine days rest to get rid of all the niggles and stiffness. Ill be feeling good going in there, Im sure, a lot better than I would have been. BY JAMES GOLDMAN Feeling the pinch: Brit ace Andy Murray index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html48.html49.html50.html51.html52.html53.html54.html55.html56.html57.html58.html59.html60.html61.html62.html63.html