Stoke trio doubtful

Stoke manager Tony Pulis has doubts surrounding three key players ahead of tomorrow’s Barclays Premier League clash with Wolves at the Britannia Stadium.

Stoke manager Tony Pulis has doubts surrounding three key players ahead of tomorrow’s Barclays Premier League clash with Wolves at the Britannia Stadium.

Defender Andy Wilkinson (groin) and wingers Matthew Etherington and Jermaine Pennant (both ankle) are touch and go as City seek the win they need to take them over the 40-point barrier.

Veteran midfielder Salif Diao and striker Mamady Sidibe are the only confirmed absentees. Diao underwent minor knee surgery recently, while Sidibe also has a knee injury.

Provisional squad: Begovic, Sorensen, Huth, Shawcross, Wilkinson, Upson, Shotton, Wilson, Woodgate, Whelan, Whitehead, Etherington, Pennant, Delap, Palacios, Jones, Jerome, Crouch, Walters, Fuller.

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