Team news: Aldershot v Bristol Rovers
John Ward takes charge of his first game since succeeding Mark McGhee last week and makes three changes to the side that lost at York last time out.
Ward is boosted by the return of long-term absentee Cian Bolger, who returns at the heart of defence to replace the injured Guy Branston alongside skipper Garry Kenneth.
Michael Smith has recovered from illness to take over from Danny Woodards, who is suffering with a minor ankle problem, at right-back.
Fabian Broghammer starts on the left of a five-man midfield, which also includes Seanan Clucas, Tom Parkes and Joe Anyinsah.
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David Clarkson is expected to operate from a deeper midfield position behind lone front man Tom Eaves.
Ward said: "We were disappointed that the game (against Rotherham) was called off on Saturday, but everybody is really looking forward to getting back out there again.
"I'm trying to put round pegs in round holes and play players where they are naturally comfortable. I've tried to pick a team by keeping it as neat and tidy as I can and now I hope we can go out and deliver the goods.
"I'm really looking forward to the game. I've come back to this club and I have put my neck on the line. I could have sat back and had an easy time over Christmas, but once I got the call to return, I didn't really give it a second thought. It's a big challenge and it really starts for us this afternoon."
Rovers (4-5-1): Walker; Smith, Kenneth, Bolger, Paterson; Anyinsah, Clarkson Clucas, Parkes, Broghammer; Eaves. Subs: Richards, L Brown, Norburn, Harrison, Harding, Gough, Santos.
Aldershot (4-4-2): Young; A Morris, Brown, Bradley, Tonkin; Cadogan, Vincenti, Rose, Hector; Hylton, Lopez. Subs: Berqvist, Mekki, Reid, Madjo, G Morris, Roberts, Webbe.