Morecambe host Hereford on Easter Monday without defender Andy Parrish.

The influential centre-back was forced out of action during the Shrimps` 2-1 defeat at Crewe with 25-year-old midfielder Scott Brown deputising for the remainder of the game.

Sammy McIlroy`s men are light on defensive replacements with Paul Scott (knee) and Kieran Charnock (Achilles) sidelined. Defender Jim Bentley made only his seventh appearance of the season from the bench at the Alexandra Stadium but may earn a start on Bank Holiday Monday.

Morecambe are still eager to secure the points that will make them mathematically safe from relegation and top-scoring striker Phil Jevons will be key to their chances of victory over the Bulls.

Jevons supplied the cross for Garry Hunter`s first goal of the season against the Railwaymen but will be looking to add to his personal eight-goal haul.

Defender Stefan Stam is back in the Hereford squad.

Former Yeovil man Stam missed the 2-0 defeat at the hands of Shrewsbury on Saturday after picking up a knock in training but he was on the coach which departed north on Easter Sunday and will be given a late fitness test.

Right-back Ryan Green has recovered from a shoulder problem while midfielder Daniel Stratford was back on the bench after missing a game for family reasons.

Victories for Burton and Barnet on Saturday mean the Bulls remain in real relegation danger and they could find themselves back in the relegation zone if they lose and other results go against them.

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