Hull are again without midfielder Seyi Olofinjana as they travel to Aston Villa in the Premier League tomorrow.
The Nigeria international has missed the last three games with a hamstring injury but should return to training next week.
Winger or full-back Bernard Mendy could be doubtful after suffering a knock in a midweek reserve outing.
Craig Fagan (rib) is back in contention but third-choice goalkeeper Tony Warner is unavailable due to his wife giving birth.
Provisional squad: Duke, McShane, Zayatte, Gardner, Dawson, Garcia, Bullard, Marney, Hunt, Geovanni, Altidore, Mouyokolo, Mendy, Boateng, Barmby, Ghilas, Kilbane, Fagan, Cairney, Vennegoor of Hesselink, Sonko, Myhill.