Yeovil Town are expected to receive a fitness boost in time for this weekend's home match against Sheffield Wednesday, with two of their most experienced players responding well to treatment. Left-back Jamie McAllister had limped out of last week's match against Reading with a calf injury - one of the incidents that seemed to spark the crazy scenes that saw three Glovers players dismissed during the final half hour of the match at the Madejski Stadium.
He is expected to return to training today, having received treatment during the early part of the week, and seems likely to be joined by striker Ishmael Miller who is already back in training following his recovery from a hamstring injury. The club will obviously need to assess both during Thursday and Friday to determine how ready they are to be involved in the match, but it would seem that both are recovering fast enough to be considered for Saturday's match at Huish Park.
The only player definitely ruled out, according to this morning's Western Daily Press, is Liam Davis whose broken toe has seen him missing now since January 11th. Striker Sam Hoskins has recovered from his groin injury and so is available for selection, meaning that the only other players that will be unavailable will be midfielder Joe Ralls (three games) and striker Kieffer Moore (one game) who both start their suspensions this weekend.
Given that Shane Duffy and Tom Lawrence both got themselves through 90 minutes of international duty with the Republic of Ireland and Wales respectively without incidents, that would strongly point to manager Gary Johnson avoiding any immediate use of the loan market which he had considered in the wake of last weekend's triple red card. With vice-captain Byron Webster having had his dismissal overturned the Glovers boss should have reasonable squad options to choose for ahead of the match against the Owls.
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