JORGE Bollado has completed his move from Seaton Delaval to Shankhouse and looks to immediately impress against his old team-mates.
Work commitments could rule out Gavin Wood and Carl Moir, and centre-half Anth Moran will definitely be missing due to a hamstring injury.
Chris Rue and Mark Nicholson are both injury doubts, and they may be forced to join long-term absentees Josh Miller, Lee Gustard and Jonathon Scott on the sidelines.
Delaval boss Michael Jeffels may swing the axe. Kevin Westphal, Mason Stephenson, Michael Scott, Cameron Patrick and Ian Irving have kept physio Emma Benjamin busy but are all expected to be available.
Ashington Colliers skipper Iain Nickalls and Jamie Patterson come back into contention for the trip to Percy Main, whose new faces are starting to gel.
Carlisle City will still be without defender Dan Bulman, who has been waiting to serve a one-match ban since January 26. His replacement could be either Dayle Armstrong or Lee Crowe for the visit of Heaton Stannington, who are without the suspended Craig Scorfield.
Hebburn Reyrolle have doubts over the fitness and availability of five of their squad for their visit to Whitley Bay A.
Boss Phil Wymer is pleased that there is now competition for places, however, and says that those with the shirts are in the box seat after a good point last weekend.
Wallsend Town have Derek Graham and Paul Gordon suspended for the visit of basement side Rutherford, and Harraby United’s Matthew Wood is sidelined against Walker Central.
Amble United face bogey side Killingworth Sporting in the Kicks Leisure Challenge Cup semi-final, and Stocksfield host Blyth Town for a spot in the last four of the Northumberland FA Senior Benevolent Bowl.