QPR defender Armand Traore is supended for Sunday’s west London derby at Fulham following his red card against Aston Villa last weekend.
Danny Gabbidon looks certain to miss out again with a knee injury picked up in Rangers’ Barclays Premier League win over Wolves almost a fortnight ago, while the game comes soon for Jamie Mackie, who this week played in a friendly for the first time since suffering a double leg break in January.
Midfielder Kieron Dyer also remains sidelined with a foot problem.
Provisional squad: Kenny, Derry, Hall, Taarabt, Campbell, Bothroyd, Faurlin, Buzsaky, Orr, Connolly, Barton, Young, Smith, Helguson, Murphy, Wright-Phillips, Ferdinand, Puncheon.
Fulham forwards Bobby Zamora and Mousa Dembele are both available for Sunday’s west London derby against QPR after recovering from illness.
The Cottagers will give Aaron Hughes (knee) a fitness test tomorrow and Matthew Briggs is also a doubt with a bruised ankle that he suffered in last night’s Europa League win against Odense.
Simon Davies remains sidelined by a long-term knee injury but Fulham boss Martin Jol said today that he hopes the midfielder will be available for selection by November.
Provisional squad: Schwarzer, Hughes, Hangeland, Baird, J Riise, Kelly, Briggs, Sidwell, Duff, Kasami, Murphy, Dempsey, Dembele, Ruiz, Zamora, Etheridge, Senderos, Briggs, Grygera, Frei, Gecov, Sa, Johnson.