Mansfield will be without Kellan Gordon for Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two match at home to Cheltenham due to a back injury.
The wing-back has been ruled out for at least six weeks by boss John Dempster and is one of several problems for the Stags.
Defender Krystian Pearce will be assessed before the weekend after struggling with the flu, but Danny Rose could earn a spot on the bench after returning to training on Thursday.
Hayden White, who broke his leg earlier in the season, remains out alongside Craig Davies, but the pair are edging closer to full fitness again.
Cheltenham remain without forward Luke Varney after he recently underwent surgery for a knee injury.
Fellow striker Tahvon Campbell is almost back from a knee issue of his own, but will not be in contention for a couple of weeks.
Reuben Reid scored against Port Vale in the FA Cup on Saturday, although he was forced off at the end of the first half.
The former Exeter forward complained of a hamstring problem and may miss the away clash at Mansfield, but Josh Debayo should be part of the squad again.