Stoke City - Cameron deal close as work permit granted
UK time is: 07:37:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cameron deal close as work permit granted

Stoke City have been granted a work permit for United States International, Geoff Cameron.

The Potters, who initially had a work permit for the 27 year-old versatile Houston Dynamo player rejected, appealed the decision, and with help of the U.S.A. manager Bruce Arena, the permit has been accepted.

Chief Executive Tony Scholes and manager Tony Pulis presented City`s case to the appeals panel at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester.

Scholes told Stokecityfc.com: "We are delighted that the appeals panel have approved the work permit and we are now in a position to conclude the transfer.

"It`s been a difficult period between agreeing the transfer deal and the hearing, most difficult for Geoff in particular because his life has been on hold."

He added: "Thankfully though, we have now progressed to a point where Geoff can focus on the start to his career at the Britannia Stadium."

Tony Pulis and his backroom staff will now look to conclude the deal, hopefully in time for Stoke`s final friendly versus Greuther Furth of Germany on Friday night.

Cameron, who can play anywhere across the back four, and also can play in a midfield berth if required, has been capped by the United States by 5 times and relishing his opportunity of a new start in England.

He tweeted: "Looking forward to this new journey!!!"




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: Lloyd Reddin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 8 2012

Time: 5:30PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Stoke City Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. lloyd_17 6

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

Connell & Molesley take first steps into coaching
AFC Bournemouth : 31/08/2015 05:00:00
Good News - Montero Injury Nothing Serious
Swansea : 30/08/2015 23:42:00
The KDB conundrum
Chelsea : 30/08/2015 23:25:01
Rate The Players: Swansea City 2-1 Manchester United
Swansea : 30/08/2015 22:11:00
Swansea : 30/08/2015 21:25:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs WBA
Suggested By:  
Butland 1%
Johnson 0%
Muniesa 25%
Cameron 0%
Pieters 12%
Whelan 50%
van Ginkel 0%
Shaqiri 0%
Adam 0%
Afellay 0%
Diouf 0%
Arnautovic 12%
Ireland 0%
Wilson 0%