Glentoran midfielder Willo McDonagh has been ruled out of the Carnegie Premier match against Linfield at Windsor Park on Boxing Day because of suspension.
Willo McDonagh will sit out the Boxing Day derby
McDonagh has been handed a two-match ban by the IFA's Disciplinary Committee and will also miss his side's home game against Portadown on 30 December.
Limavady will be missing four players for the clash with bottom club Larne at the Showgrounds due to one game bans.
They are John Curran, Vincent Sweeney, Stephen Parkhouse and Ryan McCreadie.
Cliftonville's Liam Fleming will be missing for the north Belfast derby with Crusaders and Stuart Thompson an absentee for Lisburn Distillery's home match with Donegal Celtic.
Trinidad and Tobago defender, Atiba Charles of Glenavon, must sit out the Mid Ulster derby against Portadown, also on Boxing Day.