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Last Updated: 09/11/12 11:34am
Jones: Major doubt
Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Doncaster and Bournemouth at the Keepmoat Stadium.
Captain Rob Jones is a major doubt for Doncaster.
Jones was taken to hospital with a badly swollen forehead on Tuesday night following a clash of heads with a Crewe player midway through the first half of Rovers' 2-0 home defeat.
The defender suffered concussion and will continue to be monitored but it is likely that Shelton Martis, who came on as Jones' replacement at centre-half against Alex, will return to the starting line-up.
The same can also be said of David Cotterill who has recovered from his recent calf complaint.
However, fellow winger Kyle Bennett will remain on the sidelines with a knee injury and is not expected to be fit until the end of the month.
Eddie Howe has question marks over the fitness of a number of players as he looks to extend his six-game unbeaten start to his second spell with Bournemouth.
Josh McQuoid, who scored the winning goal against Shrewsbury in midweek, picked up a knock in that victory but should be fit while strikers Wes Thomas and Steve Fletcher are both doubts.
Thomas, who is yet to feature since returning from his loan spell at Portsmouth due to injury, is a big doubt again with his hamstring issue while Fletcher is another possible absentee with a tight calf.
Meanwhile midfielder Richard Hughes took part in training with the first team squad on Thursday for the first time since picking up a hamstring injury in October.
Bournemouth's recent run since Howe's return has seen them move up to 12th in npower League One and they face another in-form side in Dean Saunders' Doncaster.
Sky Bet League 1
Sat 10th Nov
Brentford2 - 1Carlisle
Bury2 - 0Portsmth
Coventry1 - 2Scunthrpe
Crewe3 - 2Colchester
Doncaster0 - 1B'mouth
Leyton Or2 - 1Shrewsbury
MK Dons1 - 0Sheff Utd
Notts Co1 - 1Crawley
Oldham0 - 1Tranmere
Stevenage1 - 4Preston
Walsall0 - 2Swindon
Yeovil1 - 0Hartlepool
Sky Bet League 1
|2||Milton Keynes Dons||20||41|
|4||Preston North End||21||41|