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1Lincoln City272255
2Bury292252
3Mansfield281951

4Carlisle291248
5MK Dons272047
6Colchester291146
7Forest Green271344

8Exeter28944
9Stevenage29-144
10Tranmere28742
11Swindon29-540
12Oldham28639
13Newport County27-739
14Crewe29-538
15Grimsby28-634
16Northampton28-133
17Crawley Town29-833
18Port Vale28-932
19Cambridge Utd29-2132
20Yeovil27-230
21Cheltenham28-1129
22Morecambe29-1728

23Macclesfield29-1827
24Notts County29-3021

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Paul Raven's Injury Creates A Crisis In Defence!

By: Bill Osborne
Date: 03/08/2001

LENNIE LAWRENCE announced today that Paul Raven is ruled out of the opening day clash against Crewe and that he will be undergoing scans to determine the extent of his injury. If as is expected, he has torn his ankle ligaments, he will be out of contention for at least a month.

"We suspect that, but we don't know it. That's what the scan will show us today." "If it is his ligaments, we'll have to face the fact that he won't be fit for the opening game. I can't confirm anything yet."

Lawrence is now in crisis mode with Paul Groves now the only fit centre back at the club and he is trying to acquire a loan player who he refuses to name.

Talking to the Grimsby Telegraph, Lennie said that his bid for Middlesbrough defender Steve Vickers was knocked back but "I've got a million contacts but very few people will let players out at the start of the season. I'm the master at loaning people but it's very difficult. We continue to pursue a centre-back whether or not Raven is fit."

John McDermott is likely to be in the side for tonight's match against Huddersfield while Bradley Allen will get his chance to make his mark alongside Phil Jevons.

"I've got two headaches. One at the back and one at the front, but for entirely different reasons. I'll probably give Bradley a crack because Michael Jeffrey certainly staked his claim on Wednesday. Jonny Rowan will be a sub tonight and he'll be a sub against Crewe - I'm almost certain of that in my mind."

Expected Lineup: Coyne, McDermott, D Smith, Groves, Willems, Butterfield, Burnett, Coldicott, Campbell, Pouton, Allen, Jevons, Jeffrey, Rowan, Croudson, Ward.

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