Preview: Millwall vs. Birmingham City

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MILLWALL are boosted by the return of striker Andy Keogh to their squad for their home fixture against Birmingham City.

Keogh suffered concussion following a clash of heads in training whilst on international duty with the Republic of Ireland and subsequently missed Saturday’s 2-2 draw away at Crystal Palace.

However, he is available to face the Blues on Tuesday night and is expected to be named as a substitute.



The Lions will continue to be without winger James Henry, who is sidelined with a tight hamstring, but manager Kenny Jackett is hopeful he will be fit to feature against Huddersfield on Saturday.

Captain Paul Robinson remains unavailable as he continues his recovery from a pelvic injury, while striker John Marquis is still recovering from surgery.

Otherwise the Lions have no new injury concerns and Jackett could be tempted to name an unchanged line-up following the comeback at Selhurst Park, as the Lions look to avenge the 6-0 home defeat by Birmingham last season.



The Blues are without the services of several players as they travel to the The Den in search of their first win in four matches.

Striker Peter Lovenkrands, who scored in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Leicester City, is unavailable after sustaining a groin tear.

Midfielder Jonathon Spector was sent-off against the Foxes and subsequently serves a one-match ban, while striker Nikola Zigic serves the second of a three-match suspension following his red card earlier this month.

Midfielder Morgaro Gomis (thigh) joins defenders Paul Caddis (shoulder), Stephen Carr (knee), Ben Gordon (knee) and Pablo Ibanez (toe) in the treatment room. Striker Akwasi Asante (hamstring) is also unavailable.

Birmingham boss Lee Clark has confirmed that former West Ham United man Papa Bouba Diop will be included in his squad, while youngster Callum Reilly has also travelled to South London.

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