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Fulham at Newcastle: Team News

last updated Friday 15th May 2009, 3:11 PM

Fulham (from):

Schwarzer, Zuberbuhler,

Paintsil, Stoor, Hughes, Hangeland, Baird, Konchesky,

Murphy, Gray, Etuhu, Gera, Dacourt,

Nevland, Johnson, Zamora, Dempsey, Kamara.

Fulham strikers Andrew Johnson and Bobby Zamora return after shaking off injuries for Saturday's crucial Barclays Premier League clash with Newcastle.

Johnson has recovered from the knee injury that forced him to miss the 3-1 victory over Aston Villa while Zamora has shaken off his hip problem and is available to start.

Midfielder Giles Barnes is missing because of an Achilles injury.

Newcastle (from):

Harper, Forster, Krul,

Beye, Bassong, Coloccini, S. Taylor, Edgar, Cacapa, Geremi,

Butt, R. Taylor, Nolan, Guthrie, Gutierrez,

Duff, Lovenkrands, Smith, Martins, Owen, Viduka, Carroll, Xisco, Ranger.

Newcastle boss Alan Shearer will again be without left-back Jose Enrique.

The Spaniard has been ruled out with the hamstring injury which has sidelined him for the last two games, while midfielder Alan Smith is rated at only 50-50 as he battles a thigh problem.

Obafemi Martins did not train on Thursday but is expected to be fit as the Magpies attempt to nurse him through a groin injury, while Joey Barton is suspended.

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