Having already knocked them out of the Capital One Cup in midweek, Crewe Alexandra welcome Barnsley to Gresty Road for their first home game of the season.
New loan signings Jamie Ness and Greg Leigh are both set for home debuts following their respective loan arrivals from Stoke City and Manchester City.
Summer recruit Chris Atkinson should also be in the squad having recovered from a hamstring injury.
Barnsley may hand a first start to striker Leroy Lita and defender Joe Dudgeon is likely to return.
But midfielder Dale Jennings serves the second of his three-match ban after being sent-off on the opening day.
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