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Team news: Rovers v Burton Albion

20 August 2016

Team news from Ewood Park as Rovers take on Burton Albion...

Rovers make two changes from the side that faced Cardiff City on Wednesday night.

There's a debut for 18-year-old central defender Scott Wharton, he replaces Shane Duffy who serves a one-match ban following his sending off.

Sam Gallagher, who impressed as a second half substitute at the Cardiff City Stadium, gets the nod ahead of Anthony Stokes who drops to the bench.

Today's visitors are unchanged following their win over Sheffield Wednesday in midweek. Former Rover Lee Williamson is named amongst the substitutes.

ROVERS: Steele, Lowe (c), Greer, Wharton, Hendrie, Marshall, Akpan, Byrne, Conway, Gallagher, Graham.

Subs: Raya (GK), Feeney, Stokes, Guthrie, Lenihan, Mahoney, Doyle.

BURTON: McLaughlan, Mousinho (c), McFadzean, Turner, Palmer, Naylor, Akins, Irvine, Dyer, Beavon, O'Grady  

Subs: Bywater (GK), Williamson, Butcher, McCrory, Choudhury, Fox, Delaney.

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