Stevenage Vs Rotherham United, Tue 25 Jan 2011

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Stevenage boss Graham Westley has doubts over Stacy Long and Yemi Odubade ahead of the home game against Rotherham.

Midfielder Long and striker Odubade both missed the 2-0 weekend victory over Morecambe through calf and back injuries respectively and are again doubtful.

However, Westley will give the duo as much time as possible to declare their fitness.

Striker Luke Daley will be hoping for his first start since arriving on loan from Norwich after making his debut as a second-half substitute against the Shrimps, but midfield duo Darren Murphy and Joel Byrom are still sidelined with shoulder and foot and ankle problems respectively.

Boro will be attempting to extend their run of three consecutive home wins at the Lamex Stadium.

Rotherham will have Jason Taylor available.

The midfielder was dismissed for a tackle on Wycombe's Ben Strevens during Saturday's 1-0 defeat and faces a three-match ban, but the Millers have confirmed they have appealed the decision, so Taylor is now available to play.

Boss Ronnie Moore has no fresh injury or suspension concerns to contend with, so Ryan Cresswell is the only absentee as he recovers from a broken collarbone.

Moore knows his side will be in for a stern physical test.

"We have got to be big and be strong. We know what to expect," he told Press Association Sport.

"If we get back to our best, there's not many teams who can cope with us. We have got to go and be professional and not show any fear."

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