DANNY Murphy has been ruled out of tonight’s home game against Cardiff City because of injury.

Dickson Etuhu replaces Murphy in central midfield after recovering from illness, with Rovers also making two more changes for the game.

Josh King starts up front in place of Colin Kazim-Richards, while Morten Gamst Pedersen drops to the bench and is replaced by Markus Olsson.

Rovers: Paul Robinson, Adam Henley, Scott Dann, Grant Hanley, Martin Olsson, Mauro Formica, Dickson Etuhu, Jason Lowe, Markus Olsson, Josh King, Jordan Rhodes. Subs: Jake Kean, Gael Givet, Morten Gamst Pedersen, Fabio Nunes, Ruben Rochina, Simon Vukcevic, Colin Kazim-Richards.