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Late test for Zoko

08 October 2010 10:02
Carlisle manager Greg Abbott will hand a late fitness test to striker Francois Zoko ahead of the home clash with Notts County. Zoko is struggling with a groin injury and missed the midweek penalty shoot-out win against Port Vale in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy on Tuesday. Craig Curran started alongside Gary Madine against Port Vale, while veteran Jason Price was a second-half substitute and is also in contention. Lubo Michalik has returned to Leeds for treatment on a hamstring strain so Peter Murphy will continue in central defence, while skipper Paul Thirlwell and fellow midfielder Marc Bridge-Wilkinson are missing again due to respective knee injuries. Long-term casualty Danny Livesey (groin) is edging closer to a return to first-team action, but will not be included.

Source: PA