Scunthorpe midfielder Josh Morris is an injury doubt for the home game against Northampton.

In-form midfielder Josh Morris a doubt for Scunthorpe

In-form midfielder Josh Morris a doubt for Scunthorpe

Morris, who has scored 12 goals in 14 appearances this season and five in his last three games, is struggling with a hamstring strain and will be assessed.

Several other unnamed players sustained knocks in the midweek Checkatrade Trophy win against Shrewsbury but boss Graham Alexander expects them to be fit.

Defender Jordan Clarke (ankle) remains doubtful and Luke Williams is a long-term absentee as the Iron bid to extend their unbeaten league run to seven matches.

Northampton will be without defender Gabriel Zakuani as he is away on international duty with DR Congo.

A number of players were rested for the trophy tie at Coventry but should return.

Harry Beautyman is a doubt, however, after taking a knock to the knee at Coventry on Tuesday.

The Cobblers are looking to return to winning ways after suffering their second defeat of the campaign against Bristol Rovers last time out.

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