Rochdale Vs Notts County, Tue 15 Mar 2011

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Rochdale boss Keith Hill could ring the changes when his side host Notts County.

The 1-0 home defeat at the hands of Exeter on Saturday condemned Hill`s men to a third consecutive loss and put another huge dent in their play-off prospects.

Hill has no injury or suspension concerns but may decide to shuffle his pack in search of a winning formula.

Hill was disappointed to hear some supporters turning against their own side during the weekend reverse to Exeter, which left Dale 16 points adrift of the top six.

Hill said: "When you are losing you need to feel confidence from the supporters that they believe the team can salvage something from the game. I don't think that was evident."

On-loan midfielder David Martin could return to the Notts County squad.

A groin injury has limited Martin to just three appearances since his arrival from Derby at the turn of the year.

His last first-team outing was in a 1-1 draw against Walsall at Meadow Lane on February 2.

Despite Martin`s possible return, Notts` injury crisis shows little signs of easing.

Defenders Carl Regan (ankle and thigh), Krystian Pearce (head) and John Thompson (hamstring), midfielders Alan Judge (foot), Lewis Gobern (knee) and Ricky Ravenhill (ankle) and forwards Lee Hughes (hip), Ben Burgess (hamstring), Karl Hawley (thigh), Craig Westcarr (knee) and Kevin Smith (foot) are all likely to remain on the sidelines.

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John Thompson
Carl Regan
Alan Judge
David Martin
League One
Craig Westcarr
Karl Hawley
David Martin
Lee Hughes
Ben Burgess
Krystian Pearce
Lewis Gobern
Notts County

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