Scunthorpe could be without centre-back David Mirfin for Tuesday night's Sky Bet League One clash with Charlton at Glanford Park.
Mirfin scored the goal that took the Iron to the top of the table at Shrewsbury on Saturday but suffered a black eye which has not completely healed.
Boss Graham Alexander could opt to continue with Charlie Goode at the back as he looks to keep changes to a minimum after his side's fine start to the season.
Scott Wiseman will be pushing for a recall while deadline-day signing Jonathan Margetts also awaits his first start for his new club.
Charlton manager Russell Slade is expected to make changes to his team as they begin a run of six fixtures in 19 days.
Johnnie Jackson is again available after injury, while Lee Novak is pushing for a start after appearing as a substitute in Saturday's 2-1 home defeat by AFC Wimbledon, as is Patrick Bauer.
Slade is, however, still without Ahmed Kashi because of a long-term Achilles injury.
El-Hadji Ba and Jorge Teixeira are close to returning but both remain short of match fitness.
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