Last Updated: Sun, 30 Dec 2012 10:59
Managerless Barnsley will be without on-loan striker Marcus Tudgay for the clash at fellow strugglers Peterborough due to a suspected broken collarbone.
Tudgay, on loan from Nottingham Forest, was stretchered off late on in Saturday's home defeat to Blackburn, which signalled the departure of manager Keith Hill after the Tykes slipped to the bottom of the table.
Marlon Harewood is expected to partner Craig Davies up front in Tudgay's absence as on-loan Emile Sinclair, who returned to the substitutes' bench against Blackburn following a dead-leg, is unlikely to play against his parent club.
Teenager Reuben Noble-Lazarus is pushing for a recall to the starting line-up after an ankle injury, but midfielders Jacob Mellis (dead-leg) and Akos Buzsaky (hamstring), plus defender Martin Cranie (ankle) are expected to miss out again.
Midfielder David Perkins is hoping to continue after recovering from a hamstring problem as Barnsley, who have asked assistant boss David Flitcroft to take charge of the side, chase only their second win in 15 matches.
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