Crawley Town v Shefield United: Walsh returns for Reds

JPCO-Joe Walsh
JPCO-Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh replaces Claude Davis for Crawley Town today, the only change ahead of Sheffield United’s visit in League One.

The Broadfield Stadium pitch has stood up to the heavy rain overnight and this morning, and the match is one of very few across Sussex to go-ahead.

Wales under-21 international Walsh comes in for Davis, who is on the bench after sustaining a knee injury against Stevenage last week, it’s Walsh’s first start since his red card against Walsall.

The Reds, will be looking for back-to-back wins today against Danny Wilson’s side, who are third in the table and have lost just twice all season in all competitions.

Crawley Town: Paul Jones, David Hunt, Mark Connolly, Joe Walsh, Mat Sadler, Josh Simpson, Hope Akpan, Dannie Bulman, Nicky Adams, Mike Jones, Gary Alexander.

Subs: Michel Kuipers, Billy Clarke, Sergio Torres, Conor Clifford, John Akinde, Nicky Ajose, Claude Davis

Sheffield United: George Long, Harry Maguire, Matt Hill, Ryan Flynn, Michael Doyle, Nick Blackman, Kevin McDonald, Shaun Miller, Dave Kitson, Neill Collins, Tony McMahon.

Subs: Darryl Westlake, Dave McAllister, John Cofie, Joe Ironside, Callum McFadzean, Marcus Willians, Danny Coyne.