Club News

A knock to Craig Bellamy on the weekend means that Heidar Helguson steps into the starting eleven on Tuesday evening to face Derby County.

Ben Nugent also starts in centre defence, with Matt Connolly reverting to right-back in place of Kevin McNaughton.

In other news, Rudy Gestede returns among the substitutes, while Peter Whittingham retains the Captain's armband in the continued short-term absence of Mark Hudson. Derby County, incidentally, name just five substitutes.

Cardiff City side to face Derby County: Marshall, Connolly, Taylor, Nugent, Turner, Whittingham (c), Gunnarsson, Smith, Conway, Helguson, Campbell. Subs: Lewis, McNaughton, Cowie, Kim, Gestede, Noone, Mason.

Derby County: Legzdins, Keogh (c), Buxton, Roberts, Davies, Coutts, Hendrick, Gjokaj, Forsyth, Sammon, Martin. Subs: Fielding, Jacobs, Bennett, Doyle, Hoganson.