KEVIN Ellison returns to add power and purpose to Chester’s attacking options tomorrow.
The tall winger was suspended for last Saturday’s 3-3 draw at Accrington Stanley but is eligible for City’s home meeting with Mansfield Town (3pm).
Chester boss Bobby Williamson still has his share of selection problems, however, as John Murphy, Nathan Lowndes and Tony Dinning remain sidelined through injury and skipper Paul Butler must serve a one-match ban for picking up five bookings.
Shaun Kelly and Kevin Roberts are the leading contenders to fill in for Butler.
Williamson, who travelled to Field Mill on Tuesday to watch the Stags fall to a 4-0 defeat to Wycombe, said: “They’ll come here and keep it tight, but I’m hoping we can go out and impose ourselves on them.
“It will be good to start putting a run together now and get back up there.
“We’re not under any illusions, it’s going to be difficult because when you do lose a couple of games the confidence gets affected. It’s up to us to resurrect that on Saturday.”
Former Chester assistant boss Graham Barrow has been appointed as Altrincham’s new number two.
He replaces Dalton Steele, who resigned at the end of December.