Notts County V Oldham at Meadow Lane : Match Preview

28 October 2013 01:01
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Hodge takes charge for Oldham game

Steve Hodge will be in charge of Notts County for their Sky Bet League One fixture against Oldham at Meadow Lane.

The development squad boss has taken over first-team affairs after the club parted company with manager Chris Kiwomya following the home defeat to Preston on Saturday - a third successive loss and a 10th defeat in 13 league matches for the bottom-of-the-table Magpies.

Hodge will be unable to call on Andre Boucaud as the midfielder must serve a one-match suspension after receiving his fifth yellow card of the campaign at the weekend.

Captain Dean Leacock (illness) and on-loan Aston Villa winger Jack Grealish (ankle) have been absent recently and face late checks but striker Enoch Showunmi (back) will probably remain on the sidelines.

Oldham boss Lee Johnson will be without James Tarkowski for the trip.

The 20-year-old defender serves a one-match ban for picking up his fifth yellow card of the season in the 2-1 victory over Swindon at the weekend.

Joseph Mills (hamstring) looks set to miss out once more, while fellow defenders Connor Brown (knee) and Matteo Lanzoni (hamstring) remain sidelined.

Forward Charlie MacDonald is expected to miss the next few weeks with the ankle injury he sustained in the 1-0 victory over Carlisle.

Source: PA