Vital Football

Latest Stoke City News

Pulis to let Tonge and Griff depart

Pulis to let Tonge and Griff depart

Stoke manager Tony Pulis has confirmed that he will listen to offers for several players including former club captain Andy Griffin and Michael Tonge.

A whole host of players have now returned to the Potteries after mixed fortunes away on loan and Pulis has recognised that some will be moving on. "Yes, im open to offers for several players, including Griff and Tongey."

Both have been out on loan at Reading and Derby respectively and it is thought that both clubs are looking to tie up permanent deals. "I`m not kicking any of these players out of the club, but if offers come in for any of them, then we will speak to those involved."

Others expected to leave include defender Ibrahima Sonko and midfielder Tom Soares. Both played bit-parts last season before been completely left in the cold this term. Soares was thought to be an exciting prospect but lack of form and games has seen his chances with the Potters diminish.

Rumours circulating that defender Ryan Shotton may leave have been quashed with TP adamant that Shotton, Carl Dickinson and Diego Arismendi will all stay.

So it looks a clear out is set to begin before the Potters go and spend some cash of their own. A lot will hinder on Saturday`s Championship Play-off final between Blackpool and Cardiff before Bluebirds midfielder Joe Ledley will decide upon his future. The Welshman has been widely tipped for a move to Stoke for some time and if Cardiff to fail to secure Prem status then it is almost guaranteed he will leave for free, and he isnt short of admirers with us in the driving seat.




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

Writer:Charlie Bennett
Date:Tuesday May 18 2010
Time: 6:31PM

Comments

0
Get rid of the deadwood is what we want. Koren, Noble, Ledley, Pennant. The future
redandwhitestripemad
18/05/2010 18:34:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Stoke City Articles

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (22/2/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Butland Pushing For Return

All being well Butland will be fit to return for Stoke before the end of the season having been so far forced to look on since being injured playing for England against Germany.

Berahino - I'm Ready For Tottenham

Berahino has made substitute appearances against Everton and former club West Brom since joining Stoke with the striker saying he's ready to make his first start against Tottenham.

Stoke City Injury News

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Stoke City FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Archived Vital Stoke Articles

Vital Stoke articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Barker
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Palace MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Grant10%
Bardsley0%
Shawcross0%
Martins Indi33%
Pieters0%
Whelan0%
Adam0%
Arnautovic0%
Allen16%
Sobhi41%
Crouch0%
Sub - Johnson0%
Sub - Afellay0%
Sub - Diouf0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
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)

Feb 26 2017 1:30PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 12:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Burnley (a)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League