Rochdale's new loan signing Tomasz Cywka is in contention for his debut in the home derby clash with Oldham.
Midfielder Cywka arrived from Blackpool in midweek and is expected to feature, but boss Keith Hill will be without midfield pair Stephen Dawson and Matty Lund.
Lund missed the midweek draw at MK Dons, while Dawson was forced off midway through the first half. Both players are struggling with unspecified knocks.
Another midfielder, Matty Done, will sit out the second game of his three-match ban...