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Doncaster Rovers look to keep their top-10 finish bid alive as they host already-relegated Bury this Tuesday evening.

Darren Ferguson says his side are far from safety but insists he and the squad are looking up, rather than down,

"We're not over the line yet, we can still get in trouble but obviously we're looking up the way rather than below us and tomorrow nights motivation for us is huge because there's a possibility we can go in the top 10.

"You look at the recruitment they made in the summer - big names coming into the football club - ambitious. I always thought it would go one or two ways: they'd either have a really good season or it might got a bit belly-up.

"They could do anything tomorrow, I have no idea what they're going to do in terms of personnel but it's never nice to see a club relegated but it might be a dangerous game for us because the fear factors to them now and that can come into."

Joe Wright will be unavailable for Rovers this Tuesday evening after "rolling his ankle" in the win over MK Dons at the weekend. Andy Butler will come straight into contention to step into the void position to resurrect the partnership with Mathieu Baudry.

Meanwhile, Alex Kiwomya will be treated carefully as Ferguson highlighted this is the first time the forward could be involved in two games over four days since his recovery from injury.

Bury have lost their last seven consecutive games which eventually led to their relegation to League Two.

Contributing to this poor season for the Shakers is the fact that on the road this term they've only picked up 0.4 points-per-game - leaving them with the worst away form in the league. In addition to their poor results, they haven't scored a lot either with them netting only 15 goals on the road, conceding 35 along the way.

It looks even more unlikely that Lowe's team should score at the weekend with Rovers boasting the fourth best defensive record in the league, conceding only 46 goals in 40 games. Only Blackburn, Shrewsbury and Wigan have conceded less and Rovers have games in hand over all three!

In the reverse fixture Rovers ground out a 1-0 win, before Lee Clark got sacked, after a goal from Ben Whiteman. The last time Bury visited the Keepmoat was in August 2015 where the game controversially ended 1-1 after two 90-minute goals from Harry Forrester and Leon Clark.
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