Ryan Cresswell is out as Northampton welcome Stevenage to Sixfields.
The defender will have a scan on his knee after suffering an injury in the FA Cup defeat to Rochdale on Tuesday.
Lewis Hornby and Evan Horwood remain out as they lack fitness following their lay-offs with tendinitis.
Zander Diamond (ankle) and Ian Morris (knee) should be fit early in the new year.
Stevenage have a striker crisis with Lee Barnard possibly their only fit forward for the trip to Sixfields.
Chris Beardsley missed Thursday's...