Dunne Back for Villa

Dunne VillaAston Villa defender Richard Dunne is back in contention after recovering from a knee problem for the Barclays Premier League clash at Tottenham tomorrow.

The Republic of Ireland international missed the Carling Cup clash with Blackburn and the league derby at Wolves but has returned to training this week after undergoing a scan.

But Dunne has to see whether new manager Gerard Houllier will hand him an instant recall or keep faith with the James Collins-Carlos Cuellar partnership.

Striker Gabriel Agbonlahor is the main fitness worry with a groin injury while Emile Heskey will be looking to score for the third successive match after being revitalised sinced the arrival of Houllier.

Team (from): Friedel, L Young, Dunne, Collins, Cuellar, Warnock, Albrighton, Petrov, Reo-Coker, Downing, A Young, Heskey, Guzan, Clark, Ireland, Davies, Bannan, Carew, Agbonlahor, Delfouneso.

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