Early Carling Cup team news: Man City v Barnsley

Last updated : 20 September 2004 By Mad Tyke
Matt Carbon who failed a fitness test on Saturday, having suffered a hamstring pull in training is still doubtful for the Man City clash while former City player Tony Vaughan is suspended for a third and final game.

Reds boss Paul Hart is confident that Stephen McPhail (groin) and Paul Reid (back) will recover in time from injuries sustained in the win over Huddersfield on Saturday.