UK time is: 21:44:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Pulis: sort out the fixtures

Tony Pulis has said that the Football League should review the fixture debacle that sees teams having consecutive away games.

Stoke have endured recent matches away at Plymouth, Sunderland and Norwich, which has seen the Potters having to travel over 1,260 miles and TP believes that this contributed to the poor performance last Saturday.

Pulis would like to see a return to alternate home and away matches and thinks fans would prefer that to the current Football League suggestion that drawn matches should be decided by a penalty shoot-out.

He told the Sentinel: We've got Mawhinney (the League Chairman) wanting to change the rules, but what he might think about is looking at the fixtures and planning it a bit better for people.

'In the last three away games we've had Plymouth, Sunderland and Norwich, while Barnsley were down at Plymouth on a Wednesday (a 600 mile round trip).'

'If Mahwinney can do something for football, he could try to get home and away games one after the other.'

Having alternate home and away matches would also help fans budget for home games and spread the extra cost in travelling to away matches, so Vital Stoke supports TP 100% in this.




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:Tuesday March 20 2007

Time: 1:33PM

 

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 11

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Spurs 30 16 5 9 5 53
8. Swansea 30 12 7 11 -4 43
9. West Ham 30 11 9 10 3 42
10. Stoke 30 12 6 12 -3 42
11. Crystal Palace 30 9 9 12 -5 36
12. Newcastle 30 9 8 13 -15 35
13. Everton 30 8 10 12 -4 34

Breaking League News

Ref Watch: Moss to officiate Chelsea v Stoke
Stoke : 31/03/2015 21:00:00
Stoke Interested in Permanent Deal for Moses
Chelsea : 31/03/2015 18:27:01
Ooh Saucy!
Man Utd : 31/03/2015 17:31:01
United Set to Welcome Back Van Persie
Man Utd : 31/03/2015 17:26:00
Mata's Spanish Hope!
Man Utd : 31/03/2015 17:20:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Goal of the Month (March)
Suggested By:  
Moses v Everton (H) 67%
Diouf v Everton (H) 0%
Diouf v C Palace (H) 33%