Coleman ponders Long slot
Rochdale manager John Coleman will have to make changes in defence when his side bid farewell to npower League One against Leyton Orient.
Kevin Long has returned to parent club Burnley following the end of his loan spell, creating a vacancy alongside Kevin Amankwaah at centre-back.
With Phil Edwards still absent due to a knee injury, Dean Holden could come in at the back, although 18-year-old Sam Minihan will be hoping to commemorate signing his first professional contract this week with a second senior start.
Nicky Adams featured as a second-half substitute during last weekend's 2-1 defeat to MK Dons, but the midfielder is unlikely to feature having been placed on the transfer list.
Dale head to Brisbane Road without a win on their travels since beating Preston 1-0 in November.