Huddersfield Town Vs Bristol Rovers, Tue 19 Jan 2010

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Huddersfield manager Lee Clark will benefit from one the best fitness records in the country again when he picks from another unchanged squad for the home game with Bristol Rovers.

Clark has used only 20 players in his side's 24 League One fixtures this season - three less than any of his rivals in the division - and has no new injury or suspension problems.

Striker Jordan Rhodes fired his 16th and 17th goals of the season in the weekend win over Southend and is expected to partner Lee Novak again up front, with Robbie Simpson starting on the bench.

Danny Drinkwater, on loan from Manchester United, and Theo Robinson are also pressing for a place in Clark's starting line-up.

Clark must also decide whether to retain Tom Clarke in midfield or recall Michael Collins, who dropped to the bench on Saturday.

Rovers manager Paul Trollope must choose between Byron Anthony or Steve Elliott to start in the centre of defence.

Pat Baldwin has filled that role since the middle of November but has since returned to parent club Colchester and appears to have rejected the chance of a permanent move back to the Memorial Stadium.

As a result, either Elliott or Anthony will step into the side to replace him at the Galpharm.

Striker Darryl Duffy is aiming for a recall against the promotion contenders as Rovers look to arrest a poor run of seven consecutive defeats on the road.

They were due to face Leyton Orient on Saturday until the game was called off at late notice due to a waterlogged pitch.

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Darryl Duffy
Colchester United
Bristol Rovers
Jordan Rhodes
League One
Huddersfield Town
Southend United
Pat Baldwin
Manchester United
Robbie Simpson
Paul Trollope
Lee Novak
Steve Elliott
Michael Collins
Tom Clarke
Theo Robinson
Byron Anthony
Leyton Orient

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