Vital Football

Latest Stoke City News

Etherington talks edge closer

Etherington talks edge closer

Talks over a new contract for Matty Etherington will begin before the end of the month, chairman Peter Coates has confirmed.

Etherington will reportedly hold out for an increased salary but whether the board will agree is a different matter. Reports have suggested that previous talks had stalled and that Stoke were looking to cash in on the winger, even though his contract still has two years to run.

However it looks as though things will be resolved as the Potters can hardly affords to lose Matty who has produced the best football of his career at the Brit since signing last January.

Boss Tony Pulis hasn`t hid his desire for the two parties to sit down and discuss a deal and little wonder seeing that Etherington`s blistering form has seen him hit 6 goals this season and is many peoples choice to pick up the player of the year award.

Meanwhile, the Potters are linked with utility midfielder Scott Parker from West Ham this morning. The former England international has been the one shining light in a poor season for the Hammers and with Stoke looking for a central midfielder, you can understand how someone put two and two together. Parker would suit Stoke`s style and his aggression would complement Delap, Whelan or Whitehead. But it is a current Potter who needs to be sorted out first.



Follow Vital Stoke on Twitter

Vital Stoke






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

Writer:Charlie Bennett
Date:Wednesday April 14 2010
Time: 2:19PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Scott Parker would be sweet
redandwhitestripemad
14/04/2010 14:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Stoke City Articles

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

Six Clubs Set 2015/16 Premiership Records

Who were the six clubs to register a record breaking or equalling 2015/16 campaign?

2016/17 Premier League Fixtures Released Tomorrow

The Premier League fixtures for the 2016/17 season will be announced early tomorrow morning (Wednesday).

Stoke Fans To Travel 4,874 Miles In 2016/17

With the make up of Premier League known for the coming 2016/17 season with the curtain drawn on the 2015/16 year and all Play Off winners announced, here is how far Stoke City fans...

Archived Vital Stoke Articles

Vital Stoke articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Barker
no email
Profile
Matthew Forrester
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v West Ham
Suggested By:
Given10%
Cameron0%
Shawcross31%
Wollscheid0%
Pieters1%
Whelan2%
Imbula46%
Walters0%
Bojan4%
Arnautovic0%
Joselu0%
Diouf1%
Bardsley1%
Adam4%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Stoke City Results (view all)

Stoke City Fixtures (view all)