Cheltenham v Barnet preview

Christophe Berra is available for Wolves’ Championship clash
with Nottingham Forest at Molineux on Saturday, but Karl Henry
remains suspended.

Centre-back Berra was given his marching orders during the first
half of last Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Watford but this week saw the
red card rescinded upon appeal.

Midfielder Henry started a three-match ban at Vicarage Road and
now continues that suspension against the Reds.

Otherwise, manager Stale Solbakken will not be boosted by the
returns of any of his injured players.

Winger Razak Boukari has suffered a setback after his recent
comeback from a hamstring problem and faces another two weeks out,
while defender Georg Margreitter also made his return to training
after a troublesome hip complaint only to be knocked unconscious,
forcing him back to the sidelines.

Slawomir Peszko, Steven Mouyokolo, Wayne Hennessey (all knee),
Stephen Hunt (hip), George Elokobi (ankle) and Jamie O’Hara
(hernia) remain absent.

Nottingham Forest boss Sean O’Driscoll hopes to have Andy Reid
and Jermaine Jenas available.

Winger Reid and central midfielder Jenas both limped off within
five minutes of each other early in the second half of the 1-0 home
win over Sheffield Wednesday last weekend.

They were replaced by Henri Lansbury and Adlene Guedioura
respectively, with the latter hoping he will be recalled to the
starting line-up on his return to his former club.

Other options for O’Driscoll at Molineux include defender Daniel
Ayala, midfielders James Coppinger and Lewis McGugan and former
West Brom striker Simon Cox.

Alan Hutton will also be included in the squad after Forest
snapped up the full-back on a loan deal from Aston Villa on

Dan Harding has missed two games with a hamstring injury but the
defender has resumed light training this week and could be included
in the squad.

Cheltenham’s new loan signing Jake Taylor will go straight into
the squad after joining the Robins from Reading.

The Wales Under-21 international, who can play in a number of
positions, has featured at this level as recently as last season
when he had a spell on loan at Aldershot.

Fellow Reading loanee Lawson D’Ath, whose stay at Whaddon Road
was extended on Thursday, is still recovering from a knee injury
and will return for the FA Cup tie with Hereford.

Defender Sido Jombati remains on the sidelines after his hernia
operation and he is looking at the League Two trip to Northampton
next month for a return.

Cheltenham remain in third place in the league despite two heavy
defeats in the last week, the latest a 4-1 loss at Chesterfield on
Tuesday night.

Barnet will be able to call upon the services of player/coach
Edgar Davids.

The 39-year-old former Holland international is available after
serving his one-match suspension in midweek following his red card
for a second bookable offence in the home draw with Accrington.

Davids could be joined in the squad by ex-Everton midfielder
John Oster, who has recovered from an ankle problem to come into

However, Collins John misses out again. The former Fulham
striker has been absent in recent weeks due to a thigh strain and
manager Mark Robson admits there is no time scale on his

Ricky Holmes has shown no adverse reaction to his groin injury
after featuring against Stanley and Oxford and should retain his
starting place.

New loan signings Andy Iro and George Barker could feature,
while Melvin Holwijn will also be available if his international
clearance comes through in time.