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King returns with U21 outing

17 December 2014

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Josh King returns to action for Rovers this evening with a runout for the development squad in their league match against Derby County.

The forward has been absent since October after suffering a back injury whilst on international duty with Norway, missing the last ten Rovers games.

Tonight also sees the welcome return of Under-21 striker Anton Forrester.

The 20-year-old suffered a serious knee injury whilst on loan with League Two side Bury last March.

Jake Kean and Yann Songo'o add experience to the ranks, whilst there's a first involvement for defender Sam Jones.

Rovers are offering FREE ADMISSION for this evening's match, kick-off is at 7.00pm, the Jack Walker Lower will be open.

ROVERS: Kean, Daly, Doyle, Bauress (c), Jones, Songo'o, Mahoney, Carson, King, Forrester, Green.

Subs: Rittenberg, Crump, Preston, Tanner, Lavelle.

DERBY: Mitchell, Hendrie, Sharpe, Koblenz, Rawson, Hanson, Santos, Guy, Thomas, Bunjaku, McDonald.

Subs: Dryden, Behrens, Adams, Vernam, Zanzala.

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