Northampton will be without Matt Taylor for their Sky Bet League One clash against Millwall.
The former West Ham and Portsmouth midfielder was shown a red card for a late lunge during Cobblers' 1-1 draw at leaders Scunthorpe and starts a three-match ban.
Defender Gabriel Zakuani is available after captaining DR Congo this week.
Boss Rob Page is hoping to have midfielder Harry Beautyman in contention following his return to training after a knock.
Mahlon Romeo (Antigua & Barbuda) and Shane Ferguson (Northern Ireland) have returned from international duty unscathed and should be involved.
Steve Morison, Byron Webster and Joe Martin have all been nursing knocks but are expected to be available after 10 days without a game.
Shaun Cummings (knee) and Shaun Hutchinson (hamstring) are closing in on full fitness but Saturday's game is likely to come too soon, while Aiden O'Brien (knee) is still out.
Millwall have not won in six League One games and have lost their last four matches.
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