Newcastle v Southampton, Burnley v Brighton and more: clockwatch – live!

2.22pm GMT

League Two: There’s an interesting name in the Crawley Town line-up, with reality TV star Mark Wright making his full debut for the club in their match against Harrogate Town. The subject of a documentary series chronicling his effort to become a professional footballer, the 34-year-old has been the subject of some mockery but is supposed to be a pretty decent footballer.

2.14pm GMT

Newcastle v Southampton: Joe Willock starts for Newcastle, making his debut since signing on loan from Arsenal. Allan Saint-Maximin starts for the first time since being floored by Covid in November, while Ryan Fraser is on the bench and Ciaran Clark is attending to the important business of attending the birth of his child. Good luck to him and his partner.

For Southampton, Takumi Minamino makes his debut up front, while Yannick Westergaard, Oriol Romeu and Nathan Redmond also start. Kayne Ramsay and Moussa Djenepo drop to the bench, while Stuart Armstrong is out injured and Alexandre Jankewitz is suspended after his midweek rush of blood to the head.

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