Sidelined trio Dean Leacock, Gary Liddle and Mustapha Dumbuya could return to action in this weekend’s game between Notts County and Leyton Orient.
Leacock has been ruled out since the Walsall game due to a thigh injury but has resumed training this week.
Dumbuya has also been back in full training and it is hoped that he will be ready for the Orient game, following Kieron Freeman’s loan expiry.
Liddle featured in a behind-closed-doors friendly in midweek - his first action since a nasty ankle ligament injury received in the December clash with Bristol City.
Although the O’s encounter may come too soon for the midfielder, Derry has not ruled out a return.
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