Barnsley captain Stephen Foster could make an overdue return from injury for the match against Bristol City.
The Tykes defender looked set to make his comeback from a thigh problem in the Crystal Palace clash, but failed to make the squad.
However, he played 45 minutes in a reserve match against Nottingham Forest on Wednesday and could be selected.
Fellow defender Paul McShane did feature against Palace after making a speedy recovery from a hamstring tear and is likely to retain his place.
Jay McEveley (knee) and Jacob Mellis (hamstring) managed more than an hour of second-string action in the 1-0 defeat against Forest and both are in contention for a recall.
The last 10 matches have yielded just seven points for Mark Robins' side, who have slipped to 16th.