League Two leaders Swindon Town welcome League One side Brentford to the County Ground for a match in the first round of the Carling Cup.
‘Andy Monkhouse has got ice on his leg (he was forced to come off with what appeared to be a hamstring problem) and I don`t think he`ll be involved against Brentford on Tuesday night.’
Swindon Town Manager Dennis Wise on Andy Monkhouse
Swindon Town Team News:
Swindon Town will be without Andy Gurney, Gareth Whalley, Michael Pook and Andy Monkhouse, who are all out due to injuries. Aaron Brown will start for Monkhouse and look to impress. Swindon will likely field a weakened side with Lukas Jutkiewicz and Phil Smith both starting.
Player to watch: Aaron Brown
Brown who handed in a transfer request will be looking to impress the Swindon fans who booed him when he came on to play against Crystal Palace in the pre-season.
Brentford Team News:
Brentford’s Olafur Ingi Skulason is out with an injury as is Andrew Frampton and Gavin Tomlin. Manager Leroy Rosenior signed former Swindon Town defender Matt Heywood from Bristol City late last week and will likely start against Town.
Player to watch: Matt Heywood
Being a former Swindon player who still lives in the Swindon area, Heywood will be looking to shut down Swindon’s strikeforce.
Match Facts & Stats
Swindon Town and Brentford drew 0-0 at Griffin Park last season while in the return match at the County Ground, Brentford won 3-1. Brentford currently sit in 4th place in League One, While Swindon Town are top of League Two.
Coca Cola League 2: Swindon Town V Stockport County, Saturday 26 August 2006 3pm Kick off, at the County Ground.
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