Doncaster Rovers boss Sean O`Driscoll has been boosted by the return to training of five players this week.
Neil Sullivan, Mark Wilson, Matt Kilgallon, Joseph Mills and James Coppinger all returned to training on Thursday after injury.
Rovers still have a lengthy injury list though with Mustapha Dumbuya, Shelton Martis, Martin Woods, James Hayter, Adam Lockwood, Simon Gillett and Wayne Thomas still on the sidelines.
Portsmouth are sweating on the fitness of midfielder Liam Lawrence who was forced to miss the midweek international for Ireland with a calf injury.
They will definitely be without skipper Aaron Mokoena due to a problem with his work permit.
Carl Dickinson is also missing as he requires surgery on a knee injury.
Richard Hughes and Michael Brown continue to remain on the sidelines as one more appearance for either player would entitle them to a new deal at Fratton Park.
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