Vital Football

Latest Stoke City News

Tom 'Soares' off to Hibernian

Tom 'Soares' off to Hibernian


Stoke outcast Tom Soares has moved to Clydedale Bank Scottish Premier League side Hibernian on loan until the end of the season.

The 25 year old midfielder, who has been frozen out at Stoke, having only played once this season in the 4-1 Europa League victory against F.C. Thun, will move north of the border and will see out his remaining months of his Potters contract in Edinburgh.

Soares last played a league game for Stoke back in December 2008 and has since had loan spells at Charlton Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday.

The former England Under-21 international was purchased on deadline day in Stoke`s first season in the Premiership for £1.25m from Crystal Palace.

The midfielder never really got going at Stoke and only an impressive performance in the 2-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur comes to mind in his stay at the Britannia Stadium.

Subject to international clearance, Soares could make his debut for Hibs at Ibrox on Saturday against reigning champions Rangers.


This transfer looks to be the first of many out of the club this transfer window as Tony Pulis looks to trim his squad. Individuals such as Michael Tonge are rumoured to be on the verge of moving on to pastures new.



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

Writer:Lloyd Reddin
Date:Monday January 23 2012
Time: 11:00PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

Recent Stoke City Articles

Positive Butland Results

Jack Butland hasn't suffered a major setback, his injury scare ahead of the U23 game with Reading will only see the Stoke keeper sidelined for up to 10 days.

Roma And Inter Milan Rival Stoke For Berahino

Stoke tried to sign Berahino from West Brom last summer. Hughes landed Bony on loan from Manchester City but the Potters are still interested, facing a battle with Roma and Inter Milan.

Vital View - Premier League, 3rd-5th December 2016

Chelsea's win against Manchester City keeps them at the top ahead of Arsenal now. Swansea, Hull and Sunderland are the sides that remain in the bottom three.

Muniesa In Team Of The Week (6/12/16)

Stoke City are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Archived Vital Stoke Articles

Vital Stoke articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Barker
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By:
Grant4%
Muniesa29%
Martins Indi3%
Pieters3%
Johnson0%
Adam3%
Imbula0%
Arnautovic11%
Shaqiri0%
Walters40%
Diouf7%
Sub - Allen0%
Sub - Crouch0%
Sub - Whelan0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
14 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
15 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
16 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 14 3 2 9 11 -18
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
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 (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 27 2016 5:15PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 3 2017 8:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment