UK time is: 14:35:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Potters review loan players

Stoke City manager, Johan Boskamp has been discussing the options for Stoke's current long term loan players - Paul Gallagher and Junior.

Paul Gallagher has been instrumental in Stoke's fortune this season and is currently the Potters' top scorer with eleven goals. But it is well known that the Blackburn player is also well paid by the Lancashire club and Stoke could not afford to match his current salary if he was to make the move to the Potteries permanent in the summer.
Boskamp told the official site that he believes that another season on loan at Stoke will do wonders for the 21 year old striker with four other strikers already competing for places at the Premiership club: 'I know he likes it here, so maybe they want to help us out again next season and he can grow with us until he is ready to play in the Premiership for Blackburn.'

The manager also believes that Junior has settled in well to life in English football: 'I hope that Junior stays. Now he has got used to the English game he can be a good player for us.
'I heard Anderlecht can take up an option to keep him for another year, but Junior says he can decide so we will sit down and see what he wants to do.'

No mention was made of Josip Skoko, who is on a short term loan from Wigan. The Austrialian international is looking forward to the World Cup and does not believe his future at Wigan will be sorted before the competition starts in June but seems resigned to fighting for a place in the Wigan starting line-up next season.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Chris Baldwin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 6 2006

Time: 5:47PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Stoke City Articles

Huth to join Foxes? (Friday January 30 2015)

Stoke duo sign new deals (Thursday January 29 2015)

Stoke ease past Rochdale in the cup (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Stoke's December goal of the month (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Stoke to face Blackburn in F.A. cup (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Bojan's Season over (Tuesday January 27 2015)

Archived Stoke City Articles

List All Vital Stoke Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. lloyd_17 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Leicester City 0 - 1 Stoke
Arsenal 3 - 0 Stoke
Stoke 1 - 1 Man Utd
Stoke 2 - 0 WBA
Everton 0 - 1 Stoke
Stoke 0 - 2 Chelsea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. West Ham 22 10 6 6 10 36
8. Liverpool 22 10 5 7 4 35
9. Swansea 22 8 6 8 -4 30
10. Stoke 22 8 5 9 -4 29
11. Newcastle 22 7 6 9 -9 27
12. Everton 22 5 8 9 -4 23
13. Crystal Palace 22 5 8 9 -8 23

Breaking League News

Liverpool: LFC vs. West Ham Team News
Liverpool : 31/01/2015 14:20:00
Liverpool v West Ham - Team-News
West Ham : 31/01/2015 14:18:00
Team News From SoL: Sunderland v Burnley
Sunderland : 31/01/2015 14:16:00
United v Leicester - Team News
Man Utd : 31/01/2015 14:14:00
Crystal Palace v Everton - Team Line-Ups
Crystal Palace : 31/01/2015 14:04:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Goal of the Month (November)
Suggested By:  
N'Zonzi v Man Utd (A) 50%
Crouch v Arsenal (H) 20%
Bojan v Arsenal (H) 30%