Charlie Adam is available to Stoke City this weekend, but may have to be content with a place on the bench if Mark Hughes names an unchanged side from their 4-1 win against Aston Villa.
Charlie Adam, who was charged with violent conduct for a stamp on Arsenal's Olivier Giroud, had his appeal rejected by the FA and will miss Stoke's next three matches.
Stoke City midfielder, Charlie Adam, has been charged with violent conduct for a (alleged) stamp on Arsenal's Olivier Giroud. Stoke "will appeal vigorously against the decision".
Charlie Adam assisted both of Stoke City's goals as the Potters were able to grab a point on Southampton's pitch in an entertaining 2-2 final.
Stoke City earned their first ever Premier League victory over Manchester United on the back of two Charlie Adam goals as the Potters played to a 2-1 final.
Stoke City secured a first victory in nine Premier League matches in controversial circumstances against 10-man Sunderland.
Despite being kept off the score sheet, Charlie Adam was instrumental in Stoke City's strong performance that resulted in a 0-0 draw at home to Manchester City.
Charlie Adam will miss Scotland's World Cup qualifier against Macedonia with a back injury.
New Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is looking forward to working with Charlie Adam. "We'll get to know each other on a number of levels. I know his quality and he can affect a game in all manner of ways by the strength of his ability. It's about getting the best out of him and finding the best position for him to be most effective."