Date: 24th October 2006 at 1:51pm
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Sunderland club captain Steve Caldwell is set to make his return from injury.

The Scottish international will start in tomorrow’s behind-closed-doors reserve match at Leeds.

Caldwell has not played since the home loss to Birmingham and is eager to return to the first team picture.

He told club website: ‘I’ll play tomorrow and if everything goes well I hope to be in the squad for Saturday.

‘Three months is a long time to be out and I’m delighted to be training and playing again.

‘The knee feels great, I’ve trained all week and my fitness is improving. If I come through tomorrow, I should be back in the swing of it.’

‘It’s up to me to impress [boss Roy Keane] and show him that I’m worth a place in the side,’.

 

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