Whelan worry for Ewood Park trip

Tony Pulis hopes Glenn Whelan will have recovered from a groin strain in time for Stoke's trip to Blackburn in the Premier League on Saturday.

Last Updated: 27/11/09 at 12:38

Whelan: Has a groin problem

Whelan: Has a groin problem

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Whelan suffered the injury in the Republic of Ireland's World Cup play-off with France, but returned to training with the Potters this week.

Club captain Abdoulaye Faye is available again having missed last Sunday's 1-0 win over Portsmouth through suspension.

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