Oxford striker Jamie Brooks is set to make his return to first-team action on Tuesday
after 18 months out with
Brooks has not played for 18 months
Brooks will make his comeback against Rushden in the LDV Vans Trophy and boss Ian Atkins is delighted by the player's return.
"James is 70% again in terms of strength but this is a great game for him because it is not a do or die three-pointer.
"It is a great game to see how far we can push him and he can push himself on his road to recovery.
"I still think he is some way off a League appearance but we can gauge that better on Wednesday."