Torquay will be missing Craig Stanley for the crucial trip to Rotherham.

The Gulls need a win to guarantee a play-off place but will have to do without influential on-loan midfielder Stanley, who returned to parent club Morecambe after the 0-0 draw with Chesterfield last Friday following the completion of his three-month loan spell.

With Stanley absent, manager Paul Buckle is planning on making changes in midfield, with young duo Damon Lathrope and on-loan QPR man Joe Oastler coming in.

That means young player of the season Eunan O'Kane, who came in for Oastler against the Spireites, is set to drop to the bench.

Torquay have scored eight goals in their last three away games.

Rotherham manager Andy Scott could welcome back a trio of players for the season-ending clash at Don Valley.

Striker Ryan Taylor has recovered from a back injury and could go straight into the side to partner Adam Le Fondre in attack while midfielder Nicky Law has overcome a foot injury and should feature.

If Taylor and Law are fit they are expected to pull on the Millers shirt for the final time, with both set to reject new deals and leave in the summer.

Striker Ian Thomas-Moore could also come back into the frame after a recent thigh injury while goalkeeper Andy Warrington, who has been on the bench in recent weeks following a foot injury, could also make a start.

Defender Johnny Mullins remains a long-term absentee as he continues to battle back from a dislocated patella and he will be out well into the start of next season.

Scott will give many of his men a final chance to impress as the former Brentford manager looks set to overhaul his squad in the summer with up to 10 players out of contract.

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