Preview: Derby County vs. Blackburn Rovers

Preview: Derby vs. Blackburn
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Sports Mole previews Derby County's clash with Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday.

Championship sides Derby County and Blackburn Rovers clash at Pride Park in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

Derby saw off Tranmere 5-0 in the third round, while Blackburn won 2-0 against Bristol Rovers at home.

Both managers are expected not to rest any of their stars, as Jamie Ward and Jordan Rhodes should start for Derby and Blackburn respectively.

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Possible starting lineups

Derby: Legzdins; Brayford, Keogh, O'Brien, Roberts; Coutts, Hughes, Hendrick, Bryson; Ward, Sammon

Blackburn: Kean; Kane, Dann, Hanley, Martin Olsson; Pedersen, Murphy, Lowe, Marcus Olsson; Kazim-Richards, Rhodes

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