Premiership champions Linfield will be without midfielder Robert Garrett for Saturday's game against Donegal Celtic.
The Northern Ireland international is suspended after being sent-off in the opening league match away to Glenavon.
Captain Michael Gault and summer signing Gary Browne are still out injured but front man Michael Carvill is available after serving a ban.
Gault has been recovering from a ligament injury and could feature in a reserve game on Wednesday night.
Linfield beat Glenavon 2-1 on the opening day while Donegal Celtic enjoyed a 1-0 home win over Portadown.
Glentoran expect to have former Derry City midfielder Ciaran Martyn back on board for their home game against Dungannon Swifts.
Illness forced Martyn to withdraw from the panel before last weekend's 2-1 win at Crusaders.
Former Linfield defender Aidan O'Kane's first league game in a Glentoran shirt remains on hold because of the metatarsal fracture he sustained in training.
Coleraine will have defender Johnny Black in their squad for Saturday's clash with Cliftonville following his move from Glentoran.
Oran Kearney's Bannsiders started with a draw away to Dungannon while Cliftonville had a 1-0 home win over Premiership new boys Carrick Rangers.
Carling Premiership - Saturday, 13 August 2011
Ballymena v Glenavon
Carrick v Crusaders
Coleraine v Cliftonville
Glentoran v Dungannon Swifts
Linfield v Donegal Celtic
Portadown v Lisburn Distillery