The Australia international has missed the last two matches through suspension after collecting 10 yellow cards this season and will go straight back into the starting line-up.
Fellow midfielder Jonny Williams is fit after a knee injury but full-back Jonathan Parr will miss the rest of the season with ankle ligament damage.
Midfielder Owen Garvan is close to returning after a knee injury but defender Paddy McCarthy misses out again with a long-term groin problem.
Striker Aaron Wilbraham hopes to keep his place after making his first league start since August in the 2-2 draw with Leicester last weekend.
Winger Yannick Bolasie could be recalled after dropping to the bench against the Foxes.