Football - Clarets wait on Austin

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has concerns over the fitness of leading scorer Charlie Austin ahead of Saturday's meeting with Leicester.

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The striker was withdrawn during the second half of their Boxing Day win over Derby after complaining about a muscle problem.

Dyche is hoping it is something and nothing while Sam Vokes, who replaced him on the day, is on standby to deputise again.

Junior Stanislas missed out against the Rams with a hamstring injury but is back in contention to face Nigel Pearson's side.

Midfielder Brian Stock was also short of fitness for that one and had to settle for a place on the bench but could now be pushing for a starting role.

Defender Ben Mee (medial knee ligament) will not return until the new year.

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