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Mick McCarthy will be able to call upon four of his big names as Wolves go in search of a home win against Fulham on Sunday afternoon.

Winger Michael Kightly could finally make his Premier League debut having been kept out by a hip injury since March. I remember watching Kightly, now an England under-21 international, in non-league football when I was a student and being impressed by both his ability to beat players and his decision making. The young man’s ascent has been rapid but I fancy he really does belong at this level.

Striker Sylvan Ebanks-Blake has been revealation since he signed from Plymouth and carried on scoring goals when he arrived in the Midlands. Ebanks-Blake hasn’t had much of a chance to prove his worth in the top flight either, having been injured on the opening day against West Ham but could make his return from a hamstring problem on Sunday.

Defenders Kevin Foley and Jody Craddock could also end their spells on the sidelines on Sunday while McCarthy is said to be mulling over the possibilty of handing a debut to on-loan midfielder Segundo Castillo and giving Stefan Maierhofer a first start after the Austrian striker scored on his debut against Blackburn.

Fulham are expected to revert back to their strongest line-up after Roy Hodgson rested a number of players for the Europa League game in Sofia. Only left back Paul Konchesky is said to be a serious doubt because of a knee problem.