Bobby Zamora is a doubt because of illness.
Midfielder Steve Sidwell is in contention to play after recovering from his knee injury.
Defender Aaron Hughes is expected to feature despite dislocating his shoulder on international duty for Northern Ireland.
Blackpool will be without defender David Carney as the Australian has a shoulder injury.
DJ Campbell is also missing through suspension but skipper Charlie Adam has recovered from a knock and is expected to start.
Goalkeeper Paul Rachubka returns to the bench following a knee problem and will provide back up for Richard Kingson.
Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Stockdale, Pantsil, Hangeland, Hughes, Baird, Briggs, Etuhu, Davies, Murphy, Sidwell, Duff, Dempsey, Gudjohnsen, Kakuta, Gera, Dembele, Salcido, Greening, Johnson, Zamora, Halliche.
Blackpool (from): Kingson, Baptiste, Phillips, Eardley, Crainey, Evatt, Southern, Puncheon, Adam, Vaughan, Reid, Ormerod, Beattie, Varney, Kornilenko, Grandin, Taylor-Fletcher, Cathcart, Sylvestre, Rachubka.