Morecambe vs Cheltenham preview
Last Updated: 21/04/19 1:49pm
Morecambe midfielder Aaron Wildig could return to contention for the home game against Cheltenham.
Wildig missed Friday's 4-0 defeat at Mansfield through illness, but is hoping to recover in time to be included in the squad. Striker Vadaine Oliver continued his recovery from a knee injury with a second appearance off the bench at Mansfield and should feature again, while Kevin Ellison, Luke Conlan and Piero Mingoia are pushing for recalls.
The Shrimpers' League Two safety was guaranteed on Friday, despite their heavy loss, as both Yeovil and Notts County were beaten.
Cheltenham boss Michael Duff has no new injury or suspension worries, but could rotate his squad. Billy Waters, Jacob Maddox and Ryan Broom are among those pushing for starting places after stepping off the bench in Friday's goalless home draw against Oldham.
Striker Luke Varney recovered from concussion in time to start against Oldham and is expected to continue. Nigel Atangana (Achilles), Tyrone Barnett (calf) and Alex Addai (hamstring) have all been ruled out for the remainder of the season.
Morecambe have won just one of their last 11 league games against Cheltenham Town (D4 L6), last emerging victorious in August 2017 at the Globe Arena (2-1).
Cheltenham have never lost back-to-back league games away to Morecambe, suffering a 1-2 defeat in this exact fixture last season.
Morecambe have won three of their last four home league games (D1), after going five games without a win at the Globe Arena (D1 L4).
Cheltenham have won just one of their last eight away league games (D1 L6), though they are unbeaten in their last two on the road (W1 D1).
Chris Hussey has had a hand in four of Cheltenham's last six away goals in League Two (1 goal, 3 assists).