UK time is: 10:25:12
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

Stoke fail to tame Foxes (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Stoke City v Leicester City (Sunday September 14 2014)

Hughes nominated for Manager of the Month (Thursday September 11 2014)

Birmingham loan move for Shea (Thursday September 11 2014)

Moses voted Stoke Signing of the Summer (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Stoke's August goal of the month (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Cameron set for hernia surgery (Wednesday September 10 2014)

Archived Stoke City Articles

List All Vital Stoke Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Stoke 0 - 1 Leicester City
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke
Hull City 1 - 1 Stoke
Stoke 0 - 1 Aston Villa

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Everton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
12. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5
13. West Ham 4 1 1 2 -1 4
14. Stoke 4 1 1 2 -1 4
15. Sunderland 4 0 3 1 -1 3
16. Q.P.R. 4 1 0 3 -8 3
17. Crystal Palace 4 0 2 2 -3 2

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Ludogorets Razgrad Preview
Liverpool : 16/09/2014 09:15:00
Liverpool: Henderson Named New Vice-Captain
Liverpool : 16/09/2014 08:43:00
Captain Kabs!
Spurs : 16/09/2014 07:38:00
Schurrle Wins MOTD Award
Chelsea : 16/09/2014 07:37:00
Hazard to Pen New 5-Year Deal
Chelsea : 16/09/2014 07:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs Leicester
Suggested By:  
Begovic 25%
Bardsley 0%
Shawcross 0%
Wilson 0%
Pieters 0%
Whelan 50%
Nzonzi 0%
Moses 0%
Bojan 0%
Walters 0%
Crouch 25%
Diouf 0%
Assaidi 0%
Muniesa 0%