Stoke City - Hart blames goal on 'cold hands'
UK time is: 19:02:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Hart blames goal on 'cold hands'

Man City and England keeper, Joe Hart, blamed his cold hands for conceding the late goal on Saturday that earned the Potters a deserved point.

Matty Etherington's late strike after a great assist from Tuncay ensured that all us Potters' fans went home happy that some justice had been done. Hart did get his finger tips to the ball, but it still slipped into the back of the net in the 92nd minute.

He told the Manchester Evening News that: 'I could barely feel my hands so I don't know how much I got on the ball but I couldn't keep it out.

'It was good fun - I really love going and playing there.

'They're a great side to play against if you're a goalkeeper who likes that kind of thing.'

Whether he was blindly referring to our perceived total reliance on the long ball, as his manager did after the game, as he tried vainly to defend his Billionaires' failure to overcome the mighty Potters is unclear, but the more clubs who still underestimate the Potters the better. I'd take rather see us take some points off some of these clubs who think they can play football better than others, rather than listen to any plaudits from them after they've gone and beaten us.




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:Monday November 29 2010

Time: 11:49PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
You did well and people are beginning to realise that you have a team that can on any day score against the toughest opposition. Good to see that smaller clubs (no insult intended) can do well aaginst teams with money to spare.
SFC Forever
Report Abuse
02/12/2010 10:42:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Stoke City Articles

We Will Michu At Clayton Wood? (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Transfer Deadline Day Rumours - 14:00 (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Transfer News: Walters To Follow Huth? (Tuesday September 1 2015)

Walters hands in transfer request (Monday August 31 2015)

Baggies Edge 9-Man Potters (Saturday August 29 2015)

Stoke reject second Norwich Walters bid (Saturday August 29 2015)

Afellay recalled to Holland squad (Saturday August 29 2015)

The Stoke City Injury Table.. (Friday August 28 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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Norwich 4 1 1 2 -3 4
15. WBA 4 1 1 2 -3 4
16. Spurs 4 0 3 1 -1 3
17. Watford 4 0 3 1 -2 3
18. Stoke 4 0 2 2 -2 2
19. Newcastle 4 0 2 2 -3 2
20. Sunderland 4 0 2 2 -4 2

Stoke City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Cherries complete Bennett loan deal
AFC Bournemouth : 01/09/2015 18:46:01
Vuckic Signs New Deal amp; Departs On Loan
Newcastle : 01/09/2015 18:36:01
Papy Djilobodji - Tal Ben Haim 2.0?
Chelsea : 01/09/2015 18:29:01
Camp joins Rotherham
AFC Bournemouth : 01/09/2015 18:28:01
Jedinak To Stoke Falls Through
Crystal Palace : 01/09/2015 18:24:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs WBA
Suggested By:  
Butland 3%
Johnson 0%
Muniesa 13%
Cameron 6%
Pieters 6%
Whelan 60%
van Ginkel 0%
Shaqiri 0%
Adam 0%
Afellay 0%
Diouf 0%
Arnautovic 6%
Ireland 0%
Wilson 6%