Tom Cairney has recovered from a dead leg to throw his name into the hat for the visit of Cardiff tomorrow.

The Fulham midfielder looked in trouble when he suffered the double whammy of injury and a booking in Tuesday's night 2-1 win at Preston - the first in four years for Whites on the road midweek.

But boss Slavisa Jokanovic has declared one of the few successes this season available to face the high-flying Bluebirds.

The gaffer said: "I don't whether he's going to be 85 or 90 percent, but he's going to be available - and Tom's a very important player for us."

Defender Tim Ream has also recovered from a slight knock that forced him off at half time against Preston, and Whites present an almost pristine bill of health save for long-term injured Lasse Christensen.

Different: Slavisa Jokanovic

Joka also explained that seven points out of the last 10 that has steered Fulham to relative safety in the Championship was borne out of a practical need rather than desire to play the beautiful game.

In two out of three, Fulham started with four centre backs to ensure more solidity in a defence that has leaked 66 goals this term - third worst in the division.

"We are a better team with the ball than without it, but we have been trying to find a balance in the last few games," he said.

"It's been about trying to find a way in a different zone of the field, and to do that sometimes it's the long ball and sometimes it's a different way.

"Generally we play very well in the last third; we've been trying to find a way to arrive there."

Tickets for Fulham v Cardiff are available on general sale, priced from £25 adults and £15 juniors (under 17).

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What’s more there will be a Family Fun Day from 11am prior to the 3pm kick-off. Activities include inflatables, sports games, face painter, balloon modeller, refreshment area and a lot more for all the family to enjoy for FREE in Bishop’s Park next to the ground.

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