The 20-year-old has returned to parent club Middlesbrough, so boss Colin Cooper may turn to either James Poole or on-loan Manchester United winger Jack Barmby to fill the void, the latter extending his spell at the club this week.
Michael Duckworth will play no part after sustaining a leg injury in his comeback match last week. The left-back was forced off after 11 minutes having returned from a double hernia operation, but X-rays have confirmed there is no fracture.
Fellow defender Neil Austin remains doubtful due to the toe injury which has kept him out for five matches.
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