Parry to swing axe

Last updated : 11 March 2011

Rovers were beaten 1-0 at home by relegation rivals Bristol Rovers on Tuesday night and Parry spared only Andy Robinson and John Welsh from criticism.

His attempts to bring in a new midfielder on loan failed but Parry will still ring the changes for the daunting clash with Gus Poyet`s table-toppers.

However, he will first assess the fitness of defenders Ian Goodison and Mark McChrystal, who are struggling with knee and rib injuries respectively.

Teenage prospect Dale Jennings has been sidelined with a groin injury for the past month and Parry is wary of rushing him back into action too soon.

Marlon Broomes, Alan Mahon and Ryan Fraughan remain long-term absentees, but Rovers are hoping to extend the loan of attacking midfielder Lateef Elford-Alliyu from West Brom.

Source: PA

Source: PA

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