Pennant a doubt for Stoke

Stoke winger Jermaine Pennant is a doubt for tomorrow’s Premier League clash with Newcastle.

Stoke winger Jermaine Pennant is a doubt for tomorrow’s Premier League clash with Newcastle.

Pennant has been suffering with a virus and will be assessed ahead of the Potters’ trip to the north-east.

Defender Andy Wilkinson is available again having recovered from a groin injury, while midfielder Salif Diao and forward Mamady Sidibe (both knee) remain sidelined.

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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