UK time is: 20:58:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Stoke in for Gally

Stoke appear to be trying to persuade Paul Gallagher to return to the club for a second loan spell. The only stumbling block however seems to be where he will be employed within the team with Tony Pulis appearing to want to play him on the wing.

Gallagher proved very popular in his previous loan spell in 2005-06 and was one of the few plus points to come from a disappointing season under Johan Boskamp. Despite spending most of that season employed in a left wing position he now appears reluctant to play there under Tony Pulis and is perhaps seeking assurances that he will be playing in an advanced position on the field.

Gallagher, who only signed a new contract at Ewood Park last summer, finds himself down the pecking order following numerous new arrivals at Blackburn and Mark Hughes is willing to let him leave on loan, at least until January.

It does seem certain that 'Gally' will be leaving Blackburn, at least on a short term move, and at the moment Stoke seem to be the front runners. However if Pulis cannot convince him of his role within the team then a number of other Championship clubs including QPR and Hull appear ready to pounce.




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.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Matt Rowley Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 30 2007

Time: 3:41PM

Your Comments

I suppose I can understand why Gally wants to play as a striker. But, judged on his time here under Bozzie, he is much more effective on the wing but given a licence to roam a bit. He doesn't have the physical presence to play as a Championsip striker in my opinion.
fornside
The suspense is killing me!
BoothenP
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Jones loses appeal (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Ireland pens 3-year Stoke contract (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Fluent Stoke ease past Newcastle (Monday April 14 2014)

Stats: Chelsea v Stoke City (Monday April 7 2014)

Archived 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 2

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 1 - 1 Stoke
Stoke 1 - 0 Newcastle
Chelsea 3 - 0 Stoke
Stoke 1 - 0 Hull City
Aston Villa 1 - 4 Stoke
Stoke 3 - 1 West Ham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Man Utd 33 17 6 10 18 57
8. Southampton 35 13 10 12 5 49
9. Newcastle 35 14 4 17 -15 46
10. Stoke 35 11 11 13 -10 44
11. Crystal Palace 35 13 4 18 -13 43
12. West Ham 35 10 7 18 -10 37
13. Swansea 35 9 9 17 -4 36

Breaking League News

Duo In PFA Nominations
Southampton : 19/04/2014 20:53:00
Pulis - We Don't Get The Credit We Deserve
Crystal Palace : 19/04/2014 20:34:00
Ole - Soft Penalty Galvanised Us
Cardiff : 19/04/2014 20:12:00
The Irony Of It All!
Chelsea : 19/04/2014 19:53:00
Vlaar - We Still Need A Win
Aston Villa : 19/04/2014 19:50:00
Chelsea 1 Sunderland 2
Chelsea : 19/04/2014 19:47:00
Lambert Hails Huge Southampton Point
Aston Villa : 19/04/2014 19:45:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs. Newcastle
Suggested By:  
Begovic 10%
Cameron 0%
Shawcross 7%
Wilson 0%
Pieters 0%
Whelan 0%
N'Zonzi 0%
Arnautovic 76%
Ireland 0%
Odemwingie 7%
Crouch 0%
Adam 0%
Walters 0%