Jordon Forster sidelined for Cheltenham

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Cheltenham will be without Jordon Forster for the League Two clash with Grimsby.

Cheltenham will be without Jordon Forster for the League Two clash with Grimsby.

The defender must serve a one-game suspension because of an accumulation of yellow cards.

On-loan Chelsea midfielder Jacob Maddox returned from a hamstring issue in the FA Cup defeat by Accrington but only lasted an hour and then missed the Checkatrade Trophy clash with Newport. He should, though, be available.

Sean Long and Kevin Dawson remain sidelined through injury.

Grimsby must refocus on league matters after booking an FA Cup third-round date with Premier League Crystal Palace by beating Chesterfield last weekend.

JJ Hooper has struggled to get into the squad in recent weeks and has joined Bromley on a month’s loan.

Boss Michael Jolley could name the same team that defeated the Spireites. Young midfielder Harry Clifton appears to have cemented his place in the side after scoring twice in successive matches.

Reece Hall-Johnson, Akin Famewo and Elliott Whitehouse all remain absent.

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