UK time is: 17:31:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Stoke fail against the Dale

Rochdale 2 - Stoke City 2 AET (4-2 on penalties)

Stoke City went out of the League Cup first round against lower league opposition for the third consecutive season.

The annual humiliation is now becoming very predictable, after being kicked out by Darlington two years ago and Mansfield last season and it is not the end of the world, but one has to wonder why the Potters cannot turn on just an everage performance in the only cup competition that we've ever won?

The only bright spots of the game at Spotland on Tuesday night were a second goal in two games for loan signing, Ryan Shawcross and a late, late equaliser and debut goal from new signing, Richard Cresswell. The resulting penalty shoot-out was definitely not one to remember with only Anthony Pulis and Liam Lawrence finding the back of the net.

Oh well, back to the Championship.....

Rochdale: Spencer, Ramsden, McArdle, D'Laryea, Kennedy, Muirhead, Jones, Perkins, Rundle (Prendergast 76), Murray, Dagnall (Le Fondre 64)

Subs not used: Rigby, Crooks, Thompson.


Goals: Perkins 83, Prendergast 101

Stoke City: Hoult, Wright, Higginbotham (Wilkinson 46), Shawcross, Dickinson, Delap (Sweeney 54), Pulis, Eustace, Lawrence, Sidibe, Parkin (Cresswell 59)

Subs not used: Simonsen, Buxton

Goals: Shawcross 4, Cresswell 120

Attendance: 2,369




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: BoothenP Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 16 2007

Time: 4:24PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Stoke City Articles

Stoke sweat on defensive duo (Friday November 21 2014)

Butland's seven day Derby extension (Friday November 21 2014)

Bojan wins Spurs man of the match poll (Monday November 17 2014)

Stoke's October goal of the month (Monday November 17 2014)

Stylish Stoke win away at Spurs (Sunday November 9 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)

1. lloyd_17 8

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Spurs 1 - 2 Stoke
Stoke 2 - 2 West Ham
Southampton 1 - 0 Stoke
Stoke 2 - 1 Swansea
Sunderland 3 - 1 Stoke
Stoke 1 - 0 Newcastle

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Arsenal 11 4 5 2 6 17
7. Man Utd 11 4 4 3 3 16
8. Newcastle 11 4 4 3 -2 16
9. Stoke 11 4 3 4 -1 15
10. Everton 11 3 5 3 2 14
11. Liverpool 11 4 2 5 -1 14
12. Spurs 11 4 2 5 -2 14

Breaking League News

Jose`s Thoughts Ahead of West Brom Game
Chelsea : 21/11/2014 17:27:00
Something For The Weekend (472)
Aston Villa : 21/11/2014 17:24:00
Bookies Cough Up!
Chelsea : 21/11/2014 17:20:00
Stoke sweat on defensive duo
Stoke : 21/11/2014 17:16:00
Butland's seven day Derby extension
Stoke : 21/11/2014 17:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

October goal of the month
Suggested By:  
Adam v Sunderland (A) 15%
Walters v Swansea (H) 14%
N'Zonzi v Southampton (H) 71%