Toon "Hate Figure" Set To Sit Out Clash

Last updated : 24 December 2006 By Footy Mad - Editor

The Senegal striker limped out of Saturday's win at Manchester City with a hamstring injury.

Kevin Davies returns from suspension but Stelios Giannakopoulos seems certain to miss out after suffering a groin injury in training on Friday.

Newcastle keeper Shay Given is struggling after aggravating a groin injury. Damien Duff (knee) could return, but Michael Owen and Charles N'Zogbia (both knee), Shola Ameobi and Olivier Bernard (both hip), Craig Moore (hamstring), Titus Bramble (calf), and Stephen Carr (foot) remain on the sidelines.

BOLTON (from): Jaaskelainen, Hunt, Meite, Ben Haim, Faye, Pedersen, Gardner, Campo, Nolan, Giannakopoulos, Speed, Anelka, Diouf, Davies, Vaz Te, Al Habsi, Teimourian, Tal, Fojut, Smith.

NEWCASTLE (from): Given, Srnicek, Krul, Solano, Babayaro, Taylor, Ramage, Huntington, Parker, Butt, Emre, Milner, Duff, Pattison, Troisi, Gate, Edgar, Martins, Dyer, Sibierski, Luque, Rossi, Carroll.