White sprained an ankle in the Boxing Day day draw against Oldham and has returned to his parent club for treatment so his replacement Jamie Murphy is expected to return to the starting line-up.
Boss Nigel Clough has no other new injury or suspension problems as his side bid to extend their unbeaten run in all competitions to eight matches.
Winger Febian Brandy, plus midfielders Simon Lappin and Ryan Flynn are among those pushing for recalls.
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