Gulls wait on Nicholson

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Kevin Nicholson remains Torquay`s only concern ahead of the visit of Burton.

The left-back missed Saturday`s emphatic 3-0 victory at Barnet due to illness and is rated as 50/50 to recover in time to face the Brewers.

However, even if Nicholson were to pull through then he faces a tall order taking his shirt back off replacement Lathanial Rowe-Turner who broke the deadlock at Underhill with his first career goal.

As a result, manager Paul Buckle could well opt to name an unchanged XI against Burton, although he does have options to make changes should he wish.

Loan signing Ryan Gilligan was introduced from the bench against the Bees to play the final half-an-hour but could start from the off this time around.

Club captain Darren Moore could be recalled to the Burton side for the trip.

The veteran defender was rested as Albion defeated league leaders Chesterfield at the Pirelli Stadium on Friday night.

Nathan Stanton was forced off with a knock in the closing stages of that 1-0 win and Moore is likely to replace him at centre-half should the former Scunthorpe and Rochdale man not make it.

Moore would partner Tony James, who would be making successive league starts for only the third time this season.

Forwards Greg Pearson, James Ellison and Sam Winnall, who made his debut as a substitute against Chesterfield, and midfielder Jimmy Phillips are available should boss Paul Peschisolido wish to make any changes.

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