Brek Shea and Marc Wilson are both set to feature in Stoke's squad for the Barclays Premier League clash with Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday.
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Winger Shea, who has been recovering from a foot operation, is yet to be included in a Potters matchday party following his January move from FC Dallas, while full-back Wilson's last involvement with the first team was when he broke his leg against Sunderland in October.
The pair are now fit for selection, as is forward Cameron Jerome, despite suffering a knock to his knee, but striker Michael Owen is a doubt after he felt a problem with his thigh in training.
Fulham midfielder Kieran Richardson will be absent despite nearing a return from a calf injury.Richardson has not played since the 2-0 defeat at Manchester City on January 19 but has returned to training.
Sascha Riether is back in the squad after he missed the 0-0 draw at Norwich a fortnight ago, having been taken ill the night before the match. Long-term injury worries Mahamadou Diarra (both knee) and Kerim Frei (pelvis) remain out.
Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Somogyi, Etheridge, Riether, Hangeland, Hughes, Senderos, Riise, Briggs, Dejagah, Baird, Karagounis, Kacaniklic, Frimpong, Berbatov, Sidwell, Duff, Ruiz, Emanuelson, Rodallega, Petric.
Stoke City (from): Begovic, Sorensen, Cameron, Wilkinson, Shawcross, Huth, Whelan, Nzonzi, Walters, Kightly, Etherington, Jones, Whitehead, Crouch, Jerome, Adam, Palacios, Shotton, Shea, Wilson.