Bradford City star Peter Beagrie is desperate to face Norwich on Saturday, but admits that if he feels the slightest reaction to his calf injury then he will rule himself out.

The wideman has missed the last three games due to two tears in his calf muscle and is undergoing extensive treatment in a bid to face the Canaries at Valley Parade.

City have badly missed the creative influence of Beagrie, particularly in the final stages of Tuesday's game against Sunderland when his crossing game would surely have caused substitute goalkeeper Niall Quinn more problems, so his return would be a major boost.

However Beagrie said: "I am desperate to play but if I feel any reaction then it will be better to miss out.

"If I play too early I could end up missing a lot of games.

"I tore my calf in training on the Tuesday before the West Brom game but then tore another part of the muscle in a fitness test on the morning of the match."

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