|Born||18/08/1984 - Berlin|
|Honours||Community Shield : 2005 (Chelsea); FA Cup : 2007 (Chelsea); League Cup : 2005, 2007 (Chelsea); Premier League : 2005, 2006 (Chelsea)|
|Clubs||Tottenham Hotspur, Stoke City, Middlesbrough, Germany, Chelsea|
Full-back Erik Pieters is Stoke's main doubt for their Barclays Premier League clash with Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium.
Mark Hughes expects his side to react in the right way to their hammering by Everton when Cardiff visit the Britannia Stadium.