Vital Football

Latest Stoke City News

Beattie throws a spanner in the works

Beattie throws a spanner in the works

Just when we thought we were going to be rid of him for good this summer, James Beattie has said that he would like to stay at the Britannia Stadium next season.

The 32 year-old has said that his rift with boss Tony Pulis is in the past and he wants to score his 100th Premier League goal for the Potters next season (he is currently on 90).

Beattie told the Daily Mail "Whatever happened between me and the manager has all been swept under the carpet now. "It`s history, we`ve moved on.

"I have heard all the reports of interest from Blackburn, Wolves, Wigan and Sheffield United, but I want to stay at Stoke and I am happy to stay.

"I know there has been interest from Championship clubs but, while I`m flattered, I want to play in the Premier League. I last played in the Championship two years ago and I don`t really want to go back.

Beattie turned down a move to Fulham in January and looks set to reject any other club that shows interest and meets Stoke`s asking price of between £1.5 and £2 million. It wasn`t long ago that Tony Pulis said that he thought it would be more than likely for Beattie to leave.

Unfortunately his exit isnt as inevitable as we thought. If he stays, is there even any place for him in the Stoke team or Tony Pulis`s p



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

Writer:Charlie Bennett
Date:Monday July 26 2010
Time: 10:50AM

Comments

0
Probably one of the better players in the Stoke team if given the chance... but not being taken on pre-season shows he won't get that chance.
Vanilla Ice
26/07/2010 13:01:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Stoke City Articles

Instant Reactions - Manchester United v Stoke (15/1/18)

Following today's clash between Manchester United and Stoke City, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Manchester United v Stoke City

All the stats from Manchester United (3) vs (0) Stoke City, Old Trafford, 15/1/18 Att: 74,726

Manchester United v Stoke - Team Sheets

Manchester United are at Old Trafford with Stoke City the visitors today, this is an 8pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Lambert Becomes New Stoke Manager

Former Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Paul Lambert has today been appointed as Mark Hughes replacement at Stoke City.

Stoke City Archived Articles

Vital Stoke articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Stoke
Write For Vital Stoke
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man U MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Butland0%
Bauer100%
Zouma0%
Martins Indi0%
Tymon0%
Fletcher0%
Shaqiri0%
Allen0%
Ireland0%
Choupo-Moting0%
Crouch0%
Sub - Wimmer0%
Sub - Sobhi0%
Sub - Diouf0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Stoke City Results (view all)

Stoke City Fixtures

Vital Football Comment