Vital Football

Latest Stoke City News

Potters on parade

Potters on parade

The Stoke players complete their basic training with the Marines today.

It seems that the Stoke squaddies have survived their four day visit to the Marines' training camp at Lympstone in Devon.

Dave Brammer told reporters that visited them that it was certainly not what they were used to: 'I think a few of us had the hump when the bell went at 6.30am every morning'.
Adding 'but it got us into the spirit and it was a good chance to spend a few days with everyone'.

From photographs in the local papers, it was clear that some players enjoyed themselves more than others. Sam Bangoura looked like he'd rather be somewhere else other than carrying tree trunks (and to be fair he has been 'somewhere else' for most of the season), but Vincent Pericard looked like he was relishing the army life.

New signing, Lee Hendrie, managed to duck out for 'previously arranged personal reasons', but was planning to train with the Villa squad during the week.

The only other players to miss out were Hoekfens, Sidibe and Fuller who all had appointments with their national teams to keep.


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

Writer:Chris Baldwin
Date:Friday October 6 2006
Time: 2:34PM

Comments

0
The ones who missed it were probably lucky from the sounds of it then.
jono_forest
06/10/2006 15:48:00
0
so, Hendrie couldn't be bothered then...
DMG
06/10/2006 18:02:00
0
couple of outstanding points made in your banner by the way. ;-)
The Fear
06/10/2006 19:47:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Stoke City Articles

Manchester City Fixture Could Be Moved?

Stoke City are giving fans ample notice that the Premier League game against Manchester City set for March could be subject to change.

Dubai Trip Leaves Hughes Happy

Manager Mark Hughes and assistant Mark Bowen have both reflected positively on Stoke City's trip to Dubai for a warm weather training camp.

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (22/2/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

Butland Pushing For Return

All being well Butland will be fit to return for Stoke before the end of the season having been so far forced to look on since being injured playing for England against Germany.

Archived Vital Stoke Articles

Vital Stoke articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Barker
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Palace MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Grant10%
Bardsley0%
Shawcross0%
Martins Indi33%
Pieters0%
Whelan0%
Adam0%
Arnautovic0%
Allen16%
Sobhi41%
Crouch0%
Sub - Johnson0%
Sub - Afellay0%
Sub - Diouf0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
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)

Feb 26 2017 1:30PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 12:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Burnley (a)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment