The former England international missed Tuesday night’s 0-0 draw at Nottingham Forest as a result of his exertions in the 4-1 victory at Charlton three days earlier but is expected to be available.
Manager Tony Mowbray, who has himself been struggling with a virus, will make late checks on a series of other players before naming his team.
Strikers Ishmael Miller and Marvin Emnes are nursing hamstring problems and like midfielder Kevin Thomson, who has a calf strain, will be assessed.
Muzzy Carayol and Curtis Main (both knee), Julio Arca (toe) and Rhys Williams (ankle ligaments) remain on the long-term casualty list.
Chesterfield boss Jack Lester felt his side were unlucky not to claim all three points after their 1-1 draw at Cheltenham.
New Swindon manager Phil Brown revelled in his side's victory at Cambridge in his first game in charge.
Graham Westley believed his side 'disintegrated' in the second half of their 2-0 loss against Wycombe.
Port Vale manager Neil Aspin praised his side's 'fighting spirit' after they came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Stevenage at Vale Park.
Garry Monk had every reason to have a wide smile on his face after guiding Birmingham to a vital 3-0 Championship home win over below-par Hull.
Lee Johnson was delighted for Milan Djuric after the striker's 64th minute goal boosted Bristol City's Sky Bet Championship play-off bid.
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder was left frustrated with his team's quality in the final third after they drew 0-0 against Nottingham Forest.