Etherington’s injection of form
The winger missed City’s 2-0 defeat at Swansea in the last game
before the international break and has since undergone treatment
with manager Tony Pulis desperate for consistency within his side.
Etherington made 30 Premier League appearances last season, netting
five goals for the Potters, but is yet to get off the mark in this
campaign. Pulis told The Sentinel: “He’s had the injection in his
back and we are hoping he’s okay for the Fulham game on Saturday.
“He’s been a bit stiff around the hamstring area, but it’s been
more back related. We’re hoping these injections will settle him
down and get him up and running again. “We are waiting for Matty
and Jermaine Pennant to hit top gear. Getting that consistency is
so important to us.”