Paul Ince is relegated to the bench, Denes Rosa earns a recall, and there is no place for young Mark Davies. Mark Kennedy returns and takes the captains armband.
Wolves: Postma, Naylor, Lescott, Kennedy (capt), Edwards, Anderton, Rosa, Miller, Ross, Aliadiere, Cort. Subs: Oakes, Ince, Gyepes, Ricketts, Frankowski.
Stoke: Simonsen, Hoefkens, Broomes, Duberry (capt), Hill, Bangoura, Brammer, Russell, Cradwick, Skoko, Gallagher. Subs: Sidibe, Sweeney, De Goey, Junior, Buxton.