Forest Green manager Mark Cooper has received an injury boost ahead of the visit of Northampton.
Club captain Joseph Mills has missed the last eight games but trained at “full tilt” with the squad on Thursday and will come into consideration for a return next week.
Fellow defenders Liam Kitching and Farrend Rawson could be available to return, although Cooper was delighted with the performance of their replacements in the 2-0 win at Swindon.
Liam Shephard remains sidelined through injury and is expected to be out for another month.
Northampton manager Keith Curle will be without the services of Sam Hoskins for the trip.
Hoskins is suspended following his red card in last week’s home defeat against Mansfield.
Curle is awaiting the results of a scan on Callum Morton after the on-loan striker suffered an injury in the same game.
James Olayinka should be available following an ankle problem and Andy Williams will be considered for selection if he suffers no reaction to training this week.