Last Updated: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 10:32
Preston will be without top scorer Nicky Wroe for Tranmere's visit to Deepdale in npower League One.
Wroe received a red card for two bookable offences after half-time during last weekend's 1-1 draw with Carlisle and the former Torquay midfielder must serve a one-match ban.
Winger Will Hayhurst remains a doubt due to the hamstring problem that ruled him out at Brunton Park, while fellow wideman Lee Holmes could fall shy of his scheduled return from a similar complaint.
Forward Stuart Beavon (shoulder) and midfielder Keith Keane (hernia) are two more players for boss Simon Grayson to run the rule over.
If Beavon and Keane are absent it could mean first-team opportunities for Joe Garner and John Mousinho.
Winger Jeffrey Monakana is set to keep his place having marked a return to the starting XI with the opening goal against Carlisle.
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