Hull defender Anthony Gardner could be back in contention for the Barclays Premier League trip to Liverpool.
The former England international has been out for the past month with a knee injury but will travel to Anfield with the rest of the squad.
Ibrahima Sonko is also available after being cup-tied for the midweek Carling Cup loss to Everton, Jimmy Bullard (knee) is making encouraging progress but is not yet ready to feature while Steven Mouyokolo (hamstring) is still sidelined.
Youngsters Tom Cairney and Liam Cooper could play a part after impressing against Everton.
Provisional squad: Myhill, Gardner, Dawson, Mendy, Marney, Olofinjana, Hunt, Boateng, Barmby, Ghilas, Geovanni, Zayatte, Cousin, Halmosi, Kilbane, Altidore, Fagan, Cairney, Cooper, McShane, Vennegoor of Hesselink, Sonko, Duke, Warner.