Last Updated: Fri, 05 Oct 2012 16:29
Doncaster will be without skipper Rob Jones when Shrewsbury visit the Keepmoat Stadium.
Jones received his fifth yellow card of the season during the 3-1 home defeat to Preston on Tuesday night and must serve a one-match suspension.
"I'm disappointed that Rob will miss the next game because it is going to be a tough one," said Rovers boss Dean Saunders, who is likely to call on Shelton Martis to replace Jones at centre-half. "In an ideal world, if he had been booked on Saturday then he would have missed the Chesterfield game in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy which might have helped us a bit more."
Midfielder James Harper is hopeful of returning to the squad after missing out in midweek through illness.
On-loan striker Iain Hume is set to be restored to the starting line up after being ineligible against his parent club Preston.
Saturday's game will be the first meeting between the two sides since the ill-fated campaign of 1997/98 which saw Doncaster relegated from the Football League.
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