Accrington Stanley V Crawley Town at Store First Stadium : Match Preview

22 December 2017
Accrington have Farrend Rawson available after successful appeal

Farrend Rawson is available for Accrington's League Two home clash with Crawley on Saturday after Stanley successfully appealed against his red card.

The defender had been sent off in the first half of the 2-0 defeat at Lincoln last weekend.

That was a second successive loss in the league for John Coleman's fifth-placed men, who have won only one of their last five games.

Erico Sousa and Mekhi McLeod, both sidelined of late by leg problems, are back in training and could be involved this time.

Crawley boss Harry Kewell will need to make changes after two of his players were dismissed at Crewe last weekend.

Jimmy Smith will not be back until New Year's Day as he serves a three-game ban while fellow midfielder Jordan Roberts misses one match.

Dannie Bulman could be at the head of the queue to come in after Kewell singled him out for praise following the Sussex Senior Cup win over Hastings on Monday.

Cardiff loanee Ibrahim Meite scored in that victory to further his case for inclusion too.