Coleman boosted by clean bill of health for Accrington

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Accrington boss John Coleman has a fully-fit squad to choose from for his side's Sky Bet League One relegation battle at home to second-bottom Walsall.

Accrington boss John Coleman has a fully-fit squad to choose from for his side’s Sky Bet League One relegation battle at home to second-bottom Walsall.

Coleman, though, may choose to rotate following a run of just one league win from his side’s last 10 matches that has put them 17th and just two points above the drop zone.

Accrington suffered a 1-0 defeat to Rochdale at the Crown Ground last time out and are looking for a much-needed result with just six points between the clubs currently 13th and 23rd in the table.

Coleman has no suspensions to worry about or injury concerns despite striker Billy Kee being substituted after 63 minutes in the midweek loss to Dale.

Interim Walsall manager Martin O’Connor also has a tough task at hand ahead of the season run-in as he takes charge of his first game following the sacking of Dean Keates on Saturday.

The Saddlers sit two points from safety following five-straight defeats ahead of the remaining five games of the season – with four of those fixtures against teams also battling against relegation.

Midfielder Maz Kouhyar (knee) remains sidelined for the rest of the season, while Andy Cook, who scored in last weekend’s 3-1 loss to Oxford, boosted his claims for another start after two games on the bench following suspension.

Winger Matt Jarvis could return to the squad after an ankle injury which has kept him out since the start of March.

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