Blackpool winger Hameur Bouazza is hoping to be passed fit for the home clash with Ipswich.
The 24-year-old has been plagued by a groin problem ever since returning from international duty with Algeria earlier this year.
He is yet to start a game for the Seasiders in 2010 but could play some part against Roy Keane`s men.
Seasiders boss Ian Holloway has no shortage of options up front as Billy Clarke, Gary Taylor-Fletcher, DJ Campbell, Ben Burgess, Brett Ormerod and Stephen Dobbie are all pushing for inclusion.
Clark is set to return after three months out with a knee problem, while Taylor-Fletcher is hopeful of shaking off a groin injury.
Defender Rob Edwards is available after a two-game ban but striker Daniel Nardiello has joined Oldham on loan until the end of the season.
Ipswich boss Roy Keane is sweating on the fitness of defensive duo Gareth McAuley and Damien Delaney.
McAuley is a serious concern with a groin problem that caused him to miss Northern Ireland's game against Albania in midweek and is unlikely to feature.
Delaney is also attempting to shake off a groin problem, however his injury is not thought to be as severe as defensive partner McAuley's.
Goalkeeper Richard Wright is in contention for the first time since injuring his knee ligaments in November after coming through two reserve-team games in recent weeks, however Keane still has winger Luciano Civelli out with his serious knee injury.
Midfielder Grant Leadbitter is walking the suspension tightrope having picked up nine bookings so far this season for an Ipswich side that have won three of their 10 league games so far this year.
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