CHECK out our preview as City look to bounce back from their EFL Trophy pain.

Kick-off: Saturday, February 24 (3pm)

Venue: Holker Street

Possible line-ups


GK Paul Farman, RWB Tyrell Warren, CH Rory Feely, CH George Ray, CH Niall Canavan, LWB Mazeed Ogungbo, RM Kian Spence, CM Tom White, LM Robbie Gotts, F Emile Acquah, F Cole Stockton.

Substitutes: Whitfield, Foley, Campbell, Worrall, Newby, Lillis.

Leading scorer: Ben Whitfield, 10.

League position: Sixth

Last four matches: Salford (a) L3-5, Forest Green (h) L1-2, Wimbledon (a) L0-2, MK Dons (h) W1-0.


GK Sam Walker, CH Jon Tomkinson, CH Sam Stubbs, CH Liam Ridehalgh, RWB Brad Halliday, CM Kevin McDonald, CM Alex Gilliead, LWB Lewis Richards, RW Calum Kavanagh, CF Andy Cook, LW Clarke Oduor.

Substitutes: Smith, Derbyshire, Wright, Chapman, Pointon, Taylor, Doyle.

Leading scorer: Andy Cook, 15

League position: 13th

Last four matches: Wycombe (h) L0-1, Sutton (h) W1-0, MK Dons (h) W4-0, Wrexham (a) W1-0.

Team news: Andy Cook is back from suspension but Richie Smallwood is out again. City will monitor Ciaran Kelly, otherwise Liam Ridehalgh is set to deputise - and they will be hoping that Lewis Richards is clear to return.

Referee: Tom Nield, from Wakefield, was in charge of City's Carabao Cup tie with Middlesbrough in September.

Match odds: Barrow 11/8, City 15/8, Draw 11/5.

Last time sides met: Barrow won 2-1 at Valley Parade in Graham Alexander's first game as City boss.