Football - Heaton set for Burnley return

Goalkeeper Tom Heaton has been assured he will retain his place in Burnley's XI when he returns from suspension against Derby this weekend.

PA Sport Report

The summer signing was dismissed for two bookable offences in the 2-0 defeat to Brighton, the Clarets' first of the campaign, and served a one-match ban against Preston in the Capital One Cup in midweek.

However, although debutant Alex Cisak kept a clean sheet, boss Sean Dyche indicated Heaton had done enough prior to his red card to warrant assuming the gloves once more.

The Clarets, whose only injury absentee is midfielder Ross Wallace (knee), have taken three points from Pride Park on each of the last three occasions.

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