Sunderland v Blackburn

Allardyce to start unsettled Santa Cruz in cup

January 23, 2009
Blackburn Rovers manager Sam Allardyce hopes Roque Santa Cruz is not suffering any hangover after failing to reunite with Mark Hughes this month.

For the first time in six weeks, striker Santa Cruz returns to Rovers' starting line-up for Saturday's FA Cup fourth-round clash with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

Santa Cruz was back in the picture in last Saturday's 3-0 Premier League victory over Newcastle United, playing the final 20 minutes after missing the previous four ...

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