Vital Football

Latest Stoke City News

Big Mama Back in the House Soon

Big Mama Back in the House Soon

Mamady Sidibe; the man that every Stoke fan has a soft spot for somewhere in their red and white blood pumping hearts, is set to make a comeback in the reserves on Wednesday after over a year on the sidelines.

If you remember back in August 2010, Sidibe snapped his Achilles tendon in the Potters' Premier League clash with Tottenham, and suffered the exact same injury again in training the following February.

But with grit, determination, and a gruelling rehabilitation program from the physioterrorists, he will be given the green light to be in the starting line up for Stoke`s 'B` team when they go up against the second string of Nottingham Forest.

Tony Pulis showed his faith in the Malian striker when he included him in his 25-man league squad for this season, which surely must have been a boost for the 31-year-old. Pulis told The Sentinel: 'It will be fantastic to see him back playing again after everything he's been through.

"We've obviously kept a close eye on his progress and not rushed anything.

"He's such a lovely lad and certainly hasn't deserved what's happened to him with these injuries.

"He's due some good luck at long last and we are all keeping our fingers crossed it starts from tomorrow.'


Sidibe proved to be the ultimate playmaker for Stoke when partnered with Ricardo Fuller up front during the Championship years and early Premier League campaigns. For his hard work and passion, he is appreciated by every fan, and will also be recognised as an influential player that was a part of the promotion team in 2008. The questions that are poised now however are; will he ever be the same player again, and will he be able to match the quality of strikers we have now? I`m not so sure on either.



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

Writer:Ryan Kalisz
Date:Tuesday September 27 2011
Time: 6:41PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Joshua v Klitschko?

Comments

0
Great result against besiktas ;-)
Dannism
30/09/2011 10:59:00
0
Great result against besiktas ;-)
Dannism
30/09/2011 10:59:00
0
Thanks mate :D it certianly was!
Ryan Kalisz
08/10/2011 23:13:00
0
Thanks mate :D it certianly was!
Ryan Kalisz
08/10/2011 23:13:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Stoke City Articles

Hughes Has To Look At West Brom Positives

With Stoke City clearly having a bad start to the 2016/17 campaign, almost eeking out a victory over West Bromwich Albion at the weekend - and being forced to accept a point...

Vital View - Premier League, 24th-25th September

We saw impressive wins for Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Southampton with the Sunderland and West Ham struggles continuing.

Audio - Hughes Talks West Brom

Manager Mark Hughes has been giving his thoughts following the draw with West Bromwich Albion earlier today.

Stats: Stoke v West Brom

All the stats from Stoke (1) vs (1) West Brom, Bet365 Stadium, 24/9/16 Att: 27,645

Archived Vital Stoke Articles

Vital Stoke articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Barker
Editor email
Profile
Matthew Forrester
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

West Brom MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Grant0%
Johnson50%
Shawcross0%
Martins Indi0%
Pieters0%
Cameron0%
Whelan0%
Allen0%
Shaqiri50%
Bony0%
Arnautovic0%
Sub - Crouch0%
Sub - Adam0%
Sub - Diouf0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Stoke City Results (view all)

Stoke City Fixtures (view all)

Oct 2 2016 12:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 31 2016 8:00PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League