Sky Bet League 1 briefing

  • Last Updated: January 11 2014, 16:02 GMT

Team news, statistics and our verdict for the rest of the weekend's action in Sky Bet League 1.

Conor Thomas: Back in the frame for Coventry
Conor Thomas: Back in the frame for Coventry

Sunday, January 12

Coventry v Crawley

Leon Clarke (groin) is doubtful for Coventry but Conor Thomas (concussion) and Jordan Clarke (ankle) are expected to be in contention. Striker Callum Wilson remains out with a dislocated shoulder.

Matt Tubbs will be added to the Crawley squad after he joined on loan from Bournemouth. Fellow forward Billy Clarke completes a three-match ban and midfielder Dannie Bulman remains sidelined with a fractured cheekbone. Captain Josh Simpson (hamstring) could return.

Last season: Crawley Town 2 Coventry 0, Coventry 3 Crawley Town 1

Last five league matches: Coventry D L W D W; Crawley Town L D W L W

Top scorers: Leon Clarke (Coventry) 18; Joe Walsh, Billy Clarke & Gary Alexander (Crawley Town) 5

Referee: James Linington (Isle of Wight).

Our verdict: Coventry 1 Crawley 1

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