Pelly back for Orient clash

Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu
Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu

Midfielder Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu gave Hatters a welcome boost as he was named in the starting line-up for Town’s Final Third Development League clash against Leyton Orient at Kenilworth Road this afternoon.

The 23-year-old has been restricted to just eight appearances this season, his last coming against Plymouth Argyle on October 24 after a variety of injury problems.

Nathan Doyle, Mark O’Brien and Dan Potts also step up their comebacks, while Paddy McCourt and Luke Wilkinson start as well in a strong side.

Hatters: Elliot Justham, Luke Trotman, Dan Potts, Mark O’Brien, Frankie Musonda, Luke Wilkinson, Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu, Nathan Doyle, George Murray, Paddy McCourt, Isaac Galliford.

Subs: James Justin, Liam Gooch, Alex Atkinson, Tyreeq Bakinson.