Nico's Comeback Gets Underway

Last updated : 23 October 2003 By Brian Cartlidge

Vaesen, sidelined since March with knee ligament damage was named in Keith Bertschin's second string squad for the Barclaycard Premier League (north) fixture at Damson Park.

Blues: Vaesen, Kenna, Sadler, Carter, Purse, Painter, B. Hughes, Kirovski, Figueroa, Morrison, Motteram. Subs: Lee Vaughan, Andrew Bagnall, Asa Hall, Duane Courtney, Mathew Birley.

Everton include well known faces such as former England international keeper Richard Wright and defender David Unsworth.

Everton from: Wright, B Moogan, Unsworth, Clarke, Gerrard, Nyarko, Alexandersson, Schumacher, Pascucci, Li Tie, A Moogan, Barry, Turner, Hughes, Wilson, Brown, Lynch.