Stoke defender a doubt for Fulham visit

13:59 23 November 2012

Stoke City

Stoke City's Andy Wilkinson. Photo credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS

EMPICS Sport

Fulham could face a depleted Stoke defence at the Britannia Stadium tomorrow as Andy Wilkinson is a doubt for the Premier League clash.

Wilkinson had to come off in the first half of Monday’s 1-1 draw at West Ham due to a back problem and has undergone a scan. If he is ruled out, his replacement at Upton Park, Ryan Shotton, is likely to deputise once again at full-back.

Midfielder Dean Whitehead is back available after being suspended for the match against the Hammers, but striker Michael Owen is not expected to be ready to make his return from a hamstring complaint, while midfielder Rory Delap (hernia) and defender Marc Wilson (broken leg) remain sidelined.

Provisional Stoke squad: Begovic, Sorensen, Huth, Shawcross, Cameron, Upson, Shotton, Whelan, Etherington, Palacios, Jones, Jerome, Crouch, Walters, Kightly, Adam, Edu, Nzonzi, Ness, Whitehead.

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Submit your Fulham player ratings

Latest Fulham news

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Millwall and Chelsea have the ‘worst’ fans in London according to a recent YouGov poll.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Former Leeds United man Matt Smith of Bristol City battles against West Ham (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Unfortunately, we couldn’t push on and make it back to back victories against Watford last night.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Fulham manager Kit Symons (EMPICS)

Fulham manager Kit Symons believes his side deserved at least a share of the points after their 1-0 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Road.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Thomas Eisfeld in Arsenal training  (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal midfielder Thomas Eisfeld has revealed what Arsene Wenger is really like on the training ground.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Fulham players celebrate against Derby (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Our Fulham blogger reflects on the Cottagers’ win over Derby County and hopes they can pick up where they left off against Watford and Bournemouth...

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Jonny Quinn has revealed how his band were taught to use Twitter to their advantage by the Brit-winning musician.

Read more

The boyband will embark on a UK tour in October.

Read more

The advert celebrated Fanta’s inception in Germany 75 years ago – you do the maths.

Read more

Promoted content

A look at one of our previous Design Fairs

Chelsea Old Town Hall will be the venue for the renowned Desire Fair from 6-8 March 2015. This stunning mixed media jewellery and silversmithing event where visitors can purchase direct from contemporary designer makers selected from the best in the UK is an event not to be missed.

(Not guaranteed)

Mothers Day is fast approaching, so we’ve rounded up some unusual and beautiful gifts for you to dazzle the most important woman in your life come March 15th.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Fulham Transfer News