Midfielder Cooper was sent off for a stamp on Wycombe’s Luke O’Nien on New Year’s Day, an incident which ended with his father Mark, the Rovers manager, being banished to the stands.
Full-back Alex Whittle stands by for his debut after joining from York on a free transfer last week.
Loan signings Alex Iacovitti and Jack Fitzwater have returned to their respective parent clubs, Nottingham Forest and West Brom, as bottom-placed Rovers look to bring in reinforcements.
James Gibbons could return to the Port Vale starting line-up after getting his first taste of action since December 12 on New Year’s Day.
The defender was used as a second-half substitute in the 1-0 defeat at Notts County after Tom Anderson broke his nose following a four-match ban, and Anderson could be a doubt.
Vale remain in talks with Bournemouth as they attempt to extend midfielder Ben Whitfield’s loan stay, which expired after Monday’s game, but defender Tyler Denton has returned to parent club Leeds.
Defenders Adam Yates (nose, cheekbone and eye socket fractures) and Kjell Knops (knee) remain on the long-term casualty list.
Mikel Merino believes he can fulfil his dreams of playing for Spain while at Newcastle United.
Leicester seem destined to miss out on Bouna Sarr as the defender has stressed he intends to remain with Marseille.
Stoke have reportedly fined Erik Pieters two weeks' wages for breaking a club curfew before Saturday's home defeat against Everton.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says the club must not take Premier League football for granted and insists they are not safe yet.