Burton have a host of injury doubts for their Sky Bet League One opener at home to Rochdale on Saturday.
Rochdale chief executive Russ Green is appealing against the Football Association's decision to suspend him from all football-related activity until next June.
Oxford United came from behind with two second-half penalties to beat Rochdale 2-1 and secure their League One status.
Rochdale manager Keith Hill is likely to keep changes to a minimum for the visit of Portsmouth.
Rochdale will again be without Andy Cannon for their clash with League One leaders Shrewsbury on Friday.
John Sheridan celebrated his first victory as Fleetwood boss with a 2-0 win at Rochdale despite claiming it was his side's worst performance.
Rochdale have no new injury worries ahead of Tuesday's Sky Bet League One relegation battle with fellow strugglers Fleetwood.
Rochdale manager Keith Hill felt an air of arrogance at Rotherham came back to haunt them as his side ran out surprise 1-0 winners.
Rochdale gave their chances of survival a huge boost with a 1-0 victory at promotion-chasing Rotherham United.
Rotherham midfielder Darren Potter could come into contention to face Rochdale.
Walsall defender Jack Fitzwater faces a late fitness test ahead of the home game against Rochdale.
Mauricio Pochettino is hopeful Fernando Llorente's hat-trick against Rochdale will see the striker play with more freedom.
Tottenham overcame Rochdale 6-1 to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals but video technology was again in the spotlight after the game.
Boss Mauricio Pochettino branded the latest video technology controversy 'embarrassing' after Tottenham came through a chaotic FA Cup replay against Rochdale.