Butland, a £4million capture from Birmingham on deadline day, has been loaned back to Birmingham, while USA international Shea still recovering from a foot operation and is ruled out.
The Potters are hoping full-back Marc Wilson, who has been out since October with a broken leg, will play a reserve game next week as he builds up to a first-team return but the game against the Gunners comes too soon.
Defenders Matthew Upson and Rory Delap both left the club on loan yesterday when joining Brighton and Barnsley respectively.
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.
Mark Robins praised his players resilience as Coventry's game management counted in a hard-fought victory at Crewe.