Birmingham v ASTON VILLA: Skipper Stiliyan Petrov among trio returning for derby clash

23 April 2010 10:56
Aston Villa are set to be boosted by the availability of captain Stiliyan Petrov, central defender Richard Dunne and full-back Stephen Warnock for Sunday's Barclays Premier League showdown against arch rivals Birmingham City at St Andrew's.[LNB]The trio were all injured in Villa's 2-0 win at Hull City on Wednesday.[LNB]Bulgaria international midfielder Petrov has been under treatment for a groin problem that forced him off in the closing stages against Hull.[LNB] Captain: Petrov (l) is set for an immediate return[LNB] Dunne suffered a gashed head in a collision with Hull striker Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink while Warnock picked up an ankle problem.[LNB]But the trio are expected to be fit with manager Martin O'Neill likely to retain the side that started at Hull.[LNB]Team (from): Friedel, Guzan, Cuellar, L Young, Beye, Dunne, Collins, Warnock, Downing, Reo-Coker, Milner, Petrov, Sidwell, A Young, Carew, Agbonlahor, Heskey, Delfouneso, Davies, Albrighton, Clark.[LNB]CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THE WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWS [LNB]  

Source: Daily_Mail