Clive Platt also returns for the hosts but, along with his captain, is named on the bench for the League Two semi-final playoff first-leg clash. Ishmel Demontagnac is drafted into the Northampton starting lineup.
Northampton Town: Nicholls; Tozer, Carlisle, Cameron, Collins; Hackett, Guttridge, Harding, Demontagnac; O'Donovan, Akinfenwa
Subs: Snedker, Johnson, Langmead, Platt, Robinson, Moult, Hornby
Cheltenham Town: Brown; Lowe, Hector, Elliott, Jombati; McGlashan, Pack, Penn, Mohamed; Benson, Harrison
Subs: Roberts, Jones, Carter, Deering, Duffy, Harrad, Taylor