Swansea captain Garry Monk will play his 200th game for the club in the must-win home game against Doncaster.

The defender joined the Swans at the start of the 2004/05 campaign after being released by Southampton and has been a regular in the side since being named club captain in 2006.

Fellow centre-back Alan Tate is again unavailable and will be sidelined for three months after having ankle surgery.

Lee Trundle and Craig Beattie are again pushing for places in the squad but Swans manager Paulo Sousa looks set to stick with the same personnel that lost at Sheffield United last weekend.

Ferrie Bodde (knee) and Jordi Lopez (ankle) remain long-term absentees for the Welsh side, who will make the play-offs if they beat Doncaster and Bristol City take something off Blackpool.

Doncaster midfielder John Oster is hoping to return to the squad.

The Welshman suffered a knee injury in the warm-up before last week's win over Scunthorpe and skipper Brian Stock stepped in.

Stock, who has missed a large chunk of the season following back surgery in February, had initially been named on the substitutes' bench and was replaced after an hour by Dean Shiels.

Central defender Adam Lockwood, sidelined for five months following successive metatarsal fractures, could be handed his first start since September but manager Sean O'Driscoll will still be without midfielder Martin Woods, who has had groin surgery, and leading goalscorer Billy Sharp (thigh).

Defender Jason Shackell, back in training following a long-term hernia problem, is hoping to make an appearance on the final day as Rovers look to close the season in the top half of the table.

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