Crewe v Barnsley preview

Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Crewe Alexandra and Barnsley at Alexandra Stadium.

Long-term absentees Harry Davis and Ryan Colclough are not expected to be involved just yet, as Crewe play the Reds for the second time in five days.

The pair have been out with long-term injuries and they are not yet ready to return after resuming light training last month.

Summer signing Scott Shearer is expected to be back between the sticks for Alex, after Ben Garratt was the stopper in their 2-0 Capital One Cup win at Oakwell.

New loan signings Jamie Ness and Greg Leigh could feature after joining the club from Stoke and Manchester City respectively.

Barnsley striker Leroy Lita is expected to make his league debut for the club after his midweek appearance in the home defeat to Crewe.

Winger Keith Treacy is hoping to make his first league start for Barnsley and 16-year-old right wing-back James Bree, who made his first start for the Reds against Crewe, could make his full league debut.

Defender Joe Dudgeon is expected to return after being rested in midweek, but winger Dale Jennings sits out the second game of his three-match ban.

Summer signing Kane Hemmings is not yet ready for first-team action following an ankle injury.