LIVE MATCH UPDATES: Peterborough United v Oldham: Tafazolli and McGee are shock absentees

Peterborough United centre-back Ryan Tafazolli and goalkeeper Luke McGee are surprise absentees from the starting line-up for the visit of Oldham to the ABAX Stadium for a League One match today (March 18, 3pm).

Saturday, 18th March 2017, 2:19 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:04 am
Posh skipper Chris Forrester in action against Oldham.

It breaks a run of 33 consecutive appearances for Tafazolli. McGee had made 38 consecutive Posh appearances. It will be 39 year-old Tyler’s first start since the 2-2 home draw with Swindon on September 3.

Michael Bostwick reverts to the centre of defence alongside Jack Baldwin with Anthony Grant replacing Bostwick in midfield.

Marcus Maddison and Leo Da Silva Lopes are both back in the squad as substitutes.

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Posh are seeking a first win in five League One matches against an Oldham side battling against relegation.

Posh: Luke McGee, Michael Smith, Andrew Hughes, Jack Baldwin, Michael Bostwick, Anthony Grant, Chris Forrester, Brad Inman, Paul Taylor, Craig Mackail-Smith, Tom Nichols. Substitutes: Marcus Maddison, Junior Morias, Harry Anderson, Leo Da Silva Lopes, Jerome Binnom-Williams, Luke McGee, Morgan Penfold.

Oldham: Connor Ripley, Brian Wilson, Anthony Gerrard, Peter Clarke, Aiden O’Neill, Paul Green, Chris Taylor, Ollie Banks, Ryan McLaughlin, Aaron Holloway, Lee Erwin. Substitutes: Ryan Flynn, Temitope Odabeyi, Michael Ngoo, Darius Osei, Josh Law, Ousmane Fane, Chris Kettings.

Referee Lee Swabey.

Alan Swann will be at the ABAX Stadium for Posh so check back for team news, a match report and match reaction.

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