Football - Duo back for Shots

Aldershot welcome back Peter Vincenti and Troy Brown for their crunch Boxing Day clash at home to bottom club Bristol Rovers.

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Midfielder Vincenti and defender Brown both missed Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Northampton due to one-match suspensions and will be welcome additions to manager Dean Holdsworth's squad.

However, Shots captain Ben Herd continues to miss out as he serves the second game of his three-match ban for the red card received against Rochdale.

Anthony Tonkin sustained an injury in training on Friday and missed out at Sixfields, with the defender facing a battle to be fit to face Rovers.

Long-term absentees Olly Lancashire (abdomen) and Craig Stanley (broken leg) continue to be unavailable.

Aldershot, 21st in npower League Two, go into the encounter just three points ahead of rock-bottom Rovers.

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