Football - Magpies to make Leacock check

Notts County captain Dean Leacock is battling to be fit for the trip to relegation rivals Tranmere.

PA Sport Report

The defender came off injured shortly before half-time during the 3-1 home defeat to MK Dons on Tuesday night.

James Spencer is available again after serving a three-match suspension and he could partner Nathan Tyson in attack.

Magpies manager Shaun Derry, whose team could climb off the bottom of the table and to within two points of safety with victory at Prenton park, will hope that Gary Liddle can play for a third time in the space of eight days after making his comeback from a lengthy lay-off with ankle ligament damage.

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