Martin Allen speaks

Last updated : 26 August 2005 By Smallsy
Martin Allen seemed in a good mood this morning when he updated the fans on the latest team news for tomorrows game,

"Tomorrow we will have fitness tests on Owusu and Marcus (Gayle). Llyod picked up a knock against Tranmere and Marcus a small strain in midweek"

Allen also had some bad news regarding Sam Tillen,

"Sam picked up an ankle injury at Cheltenham and will be out for at least a couple of weeks"

Allen also had some other more long term injury news,

"Ricky Newman is still having problems with his knee and this is obviously a concern. Oli Skulason has had his first operation and is working with Damien and Matty before his cruciate operation in three weeks."

"If all goes well he will be back in training with the youth team before long"
he said on the Icelandic midfielders future.