Home > Football > England > Premiership > Hull City 

Key forward back for Black Cats test

Last Updated: Fri, 07 Feb 2014 10:17
Hull%20City

Hull could have Sone Aluko back for the first time since October when they make the trip to Sunderland on Saturday.

The forward has been restricted to just eight appearances this season due to an Achilles problem but is pushing for a place on the bench this weekend having played an hour for the reserves.

Elsewhere, Steve Harper will continue in goal as Allan McGregor serves the second match of a three-game suspension, while James Chester (hamstring) is the only injury absentee for Steve Bruce to contend with against the in-form Black Cats.

Shane Long and Nikica Jelavic are expected to continue their fledgling strike partnership as the Tigers look to build on last weekend's 1-1 draw with top-four chasing Tottenham.

Have you an opinion on this story? Put your money where your mouth is and claim a free £25 bet.

Related news

Tigers 'not in talks with Maguire'

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:22

Blades accept Hull bid for Maguire

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:54

Oxley joins Hibs on loan

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:25

Bruce confirms Jenkinson interest

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:39

Hull told to forget Rose deal

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:09

Tigers close to defender deal

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:15

Eagles target Hull defender

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:27

Davies staying put - Bruce

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:40

Bruce targets Rennes star

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:00

Bruce concerned over fitness levels

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:42
 
© eatsleepsport.com 2010