Stoke City boss Michael O’Neill has suffered from severalinjuries to his players throughout the course of the current English Championship season. The injury problems have ultimately affected the Potters who are resigned to finishing in mid-table when they end their campaign against playoff spot recipients Bournemouth this weekend.

Opponents Bournemouth have already clinched one of the four playoff places. The other playoff teams are Barnsley, Swansea City and Brentford.