Newcastle vs Stoke City team news: John Carver names unchanged side for Premier League meeting


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Newcastle head coach John Carver kept faith with the men who handed him his first win by naming an unchanged side to face Stoke.

However, there was a seat on the bench for defender Paul Dummett on his return from a hamstring injury.

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Stoke boss Mark Hughes made two changes to the side which beat QPR 3-1 last time out as Marc Muniesa and Mame Biram Diouf replaced the injured Ryan Shawcross and Marko Arnautovic.


Newcastle: Krul, Janmaat, Williamson, Coloccini, Haidara, Anita, Colback, Cabella, Sissoko, Ameobi, Perez.

Subs: Cisse, Gouffran, Obertan, Riviere, Abeid, Dummett, Woodman.

Stoke: Begovic, Bardsley, Muniesa, Wollscheid, Wilson, Nzonzi, Whelan, Diouf, Ireland, Moses, Walters.

Subs: Palacios, Adam, Cameron, Sidwell, Butland, Crouch, Wilkinson.

Referee: Chris Foy (Merseyside)