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Luton v Wolves preview

Bakary Sako is the latest Wolves player to be struck down by injury as the out-of-sorts side travel to Luton in the third round of the FA Cup.

Wanderers' influential winger was forced off with a hamstring complaint after an hour of the 3-1 New Year's Day defeat at Crystal Palace - a third successive reverse over the festive period - and is now a huge doubt to face the Hatters.

Fellow midfielders Tongo Doumbia (hamstring) and Bjorn Sigurdarson (thigh) missed the game altogether, with the latter boasting a slight chance of being fit for the tricky cup tie.

Winger Slawomir Peszko is close to making his return after three months out with a knee injury and whether he is included in under-pressure boss Stale Solbakken's matchday squad remains to be seen.

Razak Boukari, Dave Edwards, Steven Mouyokolo, Wayne Hennessey, Stephen Hunt and George Elokobi remain absent.

Luton boss Paul Buckle will be forced into at least two changes for the visit of the Championship side to Kenilworth Road.

Defensive duo Simon Ainge and new recruit Scott Neilson are both cup-tied.

Midfielder Jonathan Smith is eligible and the former York man played in the second round victory over Dorchester.