Last Updated: Fri, 23 Nov 2012 10:49
Preston are facing a full-back crisis ahead of the trip to Leyton Orient.
Left-back Scott Laird suffered a broken leg during Tuesday night's goalless draw with Notts County following a late challenge by Jamal Campbell-Ryce that manager Graham Westley described as "disgusting".
Right-back Keith Keane was also taken off during the same game with a knee strain. His injury is still being assessed, but the club expect him to be sidelined for a considerable amount of time.
Deadline-day loan signing Todd Kane could be handed a debut at right-back while David Buchanan is expected to deputise at left-back.
Captain John Mousinho is available for selection after overcoming the mumps and defender Shane Cansdell-Sheriff is fit again after missing the last four games.
Forward Lee Trundle is also pushing for a place in the squad after returning from a long-term knee problem.
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