The F.A. Cup 3rd round replay against
As for team news, Leon Clarke could well be in line for a start with Francis Jeffers still struggling with injury and Akpo Sodje may be rested. Having played an hour against Sheffield United on his return from injury Laws may not want to risk the talisman at this stage. Clarke is far from being a fans favourite but he does look fitter since returning from his loan spell at Southend and although he missed chances to score last Saturday it was encouraging to see him linking up well with Tudgay and he did well to set up the second goal. The only chance he has to win fans over is to keep his head down, keep working hard and play like he has a point to prove.
Elsewhere Esajas, Watson, Small and Wood are pushing for starting places but following the victory and the level of performance against Sheffield United on Saturday it is unlikely that too many changes will be made. Should the Owls prevail a 4th round tie against
Manager Paul Jewell has more or less written off the Rams hopes of avoiding relegation from the Premier League this season and he is hoping that his team can emulate