Last Updated: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:40
Byron Moore and Abdul Osman are battling for a place in the Crewe squad for the npower League One trip to Portsmouth.
Winger Moore and midfielder Osman have been sidelined in recent weeks with ankle complaints but are fit to be considered for action by boss Steve Davis at Fratton Park.
Veteran goalkeeper Steve Phillips is back in training following knee surgery over the summer but is not yet ready for match action.
Ajay Leitch-Smith shook of the affects of a dead-leg to start Tuesday night's Johnstone's Paint Trophy win at Shrewsbury and is ready to feature once more.
Fellow forward Michael West (Achilles) remains on the sidelines alongside teenage winger Ryan Colclough (broken jaw) as Alex chase consecutive league wins for the first time this season.
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