The striker, 34, missed his side's 1-0 defeat to Burton after picking up a niggle in the pre-match warm-up, but could make a full recovery in time to face the U's.
Richardson will be boosted by the return of captain Dean Winnard who served his one-match suspension during the Burton clash.
The defender collected his fifth yellow card of the season during the 3-3 draw against Oxford last weekend so had to sit out on Sunday.
Rotherham loanee Danny Schofield will not be in the side as he is ineligible to represent Accrington in the FA Cup.
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