Burnley v Blackburn preview

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has a clean bill of health ahead of Sunday's east Lancashire derby against Blackburn in the Championship at Turf Moor.

Dean Marney missed Tuesday night's 1-1 draw at Barnsley through suspension having collected five yellow cards, but the former Hull man is available to contest a place in central midfield.

Kieran Trippier returned from a suspension of his own at Oakwell, while Ben Mee replaced Danny Lafferty and both men are expected to retain their places in the full-back positions.

Rovers slipped to a 2-1 defeat at home to Bolton in midweek - their third defeat in six games under new boss Henning Berg - but Dyche is reading little into that result as the Clarets chase a first victory over their fiercest rivals for 33 years.

"You could debate that any way," he said. "Some teams are on a good roll and you could say they are over-confident, some teams aren't doing well and are they under-confident - are they due one? There's all sorts of ways of looking at these games.

"The reality is we'll be aware of the opposition and their players, but it's about us. It's about how we go about it and how we deliver the performances. That's always the key and that's what we'll be looking to do."

Colin Kazim-Richards and Morten Gamst Pedersen are both pushing for Blackburn starts.

Rovers came off on the wrong side of another local argument in midweek when Bolton brushed aside a largely lacklustre display to triumph at 2-1 at Ewood Park.

Pedersen and Kazim-Richards were introduced in the closing stages and the latter crossed for Jordan Rhodes to reduce the arrears as Henning Berg's men threatened a belated revival.

Former Blackburn defender Berg has overseen three defeats and a solitary win in his six games since succeeding Steve Kean at the helm and will be without veteran striker Nuno Gomes due to a hamstring injury.

Rovers stalwart David Dunn (calf) is pushing to be involved in midfield, but the derby clash could come too soon from him and Portugal Under-21 winger Fabio Nunes.