Vital Football

Latest Stoke City News

'Boomerang' Dom to be given Stoke coaching role?

'Boomerang' Dom to be given Stoke coaching role?

Dominic Matteo may be in line for a coaching role at Stoke after the player was released by the club in the summer.

The former Potters' captain originally joined in January 2007 on a six month contract, he was then released 12 months ago, but after asking to train with the squad during last pre-season, was then offered a one year contract and also won the right to the captain's armband after impressing Tony Pulis with his attitude to the other players in the dressing room. He then found himself back on the market when he was released again at the end last season, but 'Boomerang' Dom again got himself a place in the squad for this round of pre-season training and has been ever-present throughout the recent friendlies.

Now Pulis seems to have given up the possibility of ever getting rid of the experienced midfielder, who spent seven seasons at Liverpool in the 1990's, and is considering offering him a coaching role at the Brit.

He told BBC Radio Stoke: 'We asked Dominic to get involved with the young players and the reserves.

'He's experienced and wants to remain in the game, we want to give him the opportunity to enjoy coaching.'



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Chris Baldwin
Date:Saturday August 9 2008
Time: 11:05AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Stoke City Articles

Allen Gets Wales Call (26/5/17)

Stoke City's Joe Allen has been called up by Wales manager Chris Coleman for the coming international games.

Hughes - Crouch Has Plenty To Offer

Scoring with his head against Southampton, Crouch became the first to 50 headed goals in the Premier League - his 10th was also his best goals to minutes ratio since his Liverpool days.

Butland In England Return

One of four keepers, along with Southampton's Forster, Manchester City's Hart and Burnley's Heaton, Butland is in England contention for the first time since 'that' Germany game.

Hughes Thrilled With Southampton Win

Manager Mark Hughes has spoken of his delight at closing out the 2016/17 season with victory over Southampton last weekend.

Archived Vital Stoke Articles

Vital Stoke articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Barker
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Stoke's 13th placed finish was...
Suggested By:
Brilliant, above expectation1%
About what I expected0%
Average0%
Below expectation66%
Poor, simply wasn't good enough33%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Chelsea 38 30 3 5 93 52
2 Spurs 38 26 8 4 86 60
3 Man City 38 23 9 6 78 41
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 76 36
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 75 33
6 Man Utd 38 18 15 5 69 25
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 61 18
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 46 -7
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 46 -12
10 WBA 38 12 9 17 45 -8
11 West Ham 38 12 9 17 45 -17
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 44 -15
13 Stoke 38 11 11 16 44 -15
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 41 -13
15 Swansea 38 12 5 21 41 -25
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 40 -16
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 -28
R Hull City 38 9 7 22 34 -43
R Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 28 -26
R Sunderland 38 6 6 26 24 -40
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Stoke City Results (view all)

Stoke City Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football