Vital Football

Latest Stoke City News

Riggott signs on loan for Potters

Riggott signs on loan for Potters

Stoke have picked up defender, Chris Riggott on loan from Middlesbrough for the remainder of the season.

Riggott was a stalwart of the Boro defence after he joined from Derby in 2001, but has failed to make an impact in the first team for the last couple of seasons under Gareth Southgate. The 27 year old will help bolster a Potters' defence that has been leaking too many goals compared to a traditional Pulis tight back four but that has been compensated by a free scoring attack. Whilst we would not expect either Griffin, Cort or Shawcross to have to make way for Riggott, there's now doubt that extra cover in defence will benefit the squad should we get any suspensions or injuries in the final run in.

The club have also revealed that the planned loan move of keeper, Carlo Nash to Stoke has had to be put on hold after Wigan's Chris Kirkland picked up a knock in training. Pulis is still hopefully of the deal finally going through some time next week.

Writer:Chris Baldwin
Date:Saturday March 1 2008
Time: 1:27PM

Comments

0
is he any good don't know too much about him myself but i guess your gaffa does
ozanne park rangers
02/03/2008 05:54:00
0
geat ws he in the 3-0 loss? to the rampant r'sssssssss
ozanne park rangers
03/03/2008 06:11:00
0
He's a good defender. Just not sure if he'll slot into our team? I hope so, GOARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRN STOKE!!!
stokiesteve72
05/03/2008 10:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

Recent Stoke City Articles

Positive Butland Results

Jack Butland hasn't suffered a major setback, his injury scare ahead of the U23 game with Reading will only see the Stoke keeper sidelined for up to 10 days.

Roma And Inter Milan Rival Stoke For Berahino

Stoke tried to sign Berahino from West Brom last summer. Hughes landed Bony on loan from Manchester City but the Potters are still interested, facing a battle with Roma and Inter Milan.

Vital View - Premier League, 3rd-5th December 2016

Chelsea's win against Manchester City keeps them at the top ahead of Arsenal now. Swansea, Hull and Sunderland are the sides that remain in the bottom three.

Muniesa In Team Of The Week (6/12/16)

Stoke City are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Archived Vital Stoke Articles

Vital Stoke articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Barker
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By:
Grant4%
Muniesa29%
Martins Indi3%
Pieters3%
Johnson0%
Adam3%
Imbula0%
Arnautovic11%
Shaqiri0%
Walters40%
Diouf7%
Sub - Allen0%
Sub - Crouch0%
Sub - Whelan0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
14 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
15 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
16 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 14 3 2 9 11 -18
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Stoke City Results (view all)

Stoke City Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 27 2016 5:15PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 3 2017 8:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League