Stoke City winger Matthew Etherington has suffered whiplash in a car accident.

The Daily Mail says Etherington is a doubt for Stoke City this weekend after suffering a whiplash injury when his taxi was pranged by another car.

The 32-year-old winger had hailed a cab outside Stoke-on-Trent train station yesterday morning and was en route to training when the accident happened.

The Potters' players were given the day off on Thursday and Etherington is understood to have travelled down to London.

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