Preview: Millwall vs. Derby

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MILLWALL will be without the services of attacking duo James Henry and Darius Henderson for Saturday’s clash with play-off chasing Derby at The Den.

Henry and Henderson were forced off with hamstring injuries early in the second-half of the midweek draw at Watford and the pair are almost certain to miss out.

They underwent scans on Thursday to discover the extent of their injuries and while Henry could return for next Sunday’s home encounter with Leeds United, Henderson looks set to be sidelined for up to three weeks.



Henry and Henderson's absence should pave the way for Liam Feeney and Andy Keogh, who were both second-half substitutes at Vicarage Road, to return to the side.

Manager Kenny Jackett does have other options, however, and may recall Josh Wright or Scott Malone to occupy a role in midfield in place of Henry.

Forwards Shaun Batt and Danny N’Guessan are both in contention to return to the substitutes' bench. Captain Paul Robinson (pelvis) and John Marquis (thigh) are still sidelined.



Derby will be without forward Jamie Ward for their trip to The Den because of a hamstring injury, while goalkeeper Frank Fielding is still unavailable with a groin strain.

The Rams are also without captain Shaun Barker, who is ruled out with a knee problem, and forward Conor Doyle, who is recovering from an appendix operation.

Former Lions striker Theo Robinson, who has scored seven goals this season, will lead the line for the Rams.

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