Hunt starts for Wolves

Wolves boss Mick McCarthy axed England winger Matt Jarvis for the Barclays Premier League derby with West Brom.

Wolves boss Mick McCarthy axed England winger Matt Jarvis for the Barclays Premier League derby with West Brom.

Jarvis won his first cap against Ghana in March but has struggled to reproduce his best form in recent weeks.

Defender Richard Stearman was also left out with Adlene Guedioura and Republic of Ireland midfielder Stephen Hunt brought into the side.

West Brom head coach Roy Hodgson recalled fit again Jerome Thomas and Somen Tchoyi in place of on-loan Carlos Vela and the suspended Paul Scharner.

Wolverhampton: Hennessey, Foley, Craddock, Mancienne, Elokobi, Guedioura, Henry, O’Hara, Hunt, Ward, Fletcher.

Subs: Hahnemann, Stearman, Ebanks-Blake, Berra, Jarvis, Vokes, Milijas.

West Brom: Carson, Jara, Meite, Olsson, Shorey, Tchoyi, Morrison, Mulumbu, Thomas, Cox, Odemwingie.

Subs: Myhill, Miller, Vela, Hurst, Fortune, Thorne, Tamas.

Referee: Mike Dean (Wirral)

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