UK time is: 16:29:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Loan time at Stoke again

After missing out on several permanent signings during the summer transfer window, the Potters are again being forced into the loan market this season.

Having said that, last year's loan signings were the success story of the season and the arrivals of Hendrie, Griffin and Diao etc were followed enviously by other Championship clubs. All Tony Pulis has to do now is to repeat the success this time around....

To those ends, we're now being linked with Sheffield Wednesday midfielder, Glenn Whelan. The former Irish U21 international has so far refused to sign a new contract at Hillsborough. Stoke were rumoured to have been trying to sign him permanently and any loan deal could pave the way for him to sign a contract with the Potters in January before the Owls lose him for nothing next summer.

Pulis has also not given up on finally netting Salif Diao, who is a free agent so not limited to the transfer window. But it now seems that the re-signing of Diao would be seen as a bonus rather than anything the Potters are relying on.

In a possible move away from the Brit, Andy Wilkinson could be about to go, on loan, to Blackpool. The Championship newcomers tried to sign him up on a permanent deal last month, but having failed now feel as though Pulis will finally let him go on loan with a view to him joining full time in January on a fee rumoured to be around 200,000.




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: Chris Baldwin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 6 2007

Time: 1:15PM

Your Comments

you cant have him, he's world class and it would be a step in the wrong direction for him. Why move to a lesser club?
will it ever happen
Always a sign of good player if his club's fans don't want him to go - go get him TP!
BoothenP
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Stoke City Articles

Shea set for MLS return (Tuesday December 16 2014)

crouch out? (Sunday December 14 2014)

Bojan wins November goal of the month (Saturday December 13 2014)

Stoke & Crystal Palace scrap for a draw (Saturday December 13 2014)

Stats: Crystal Palace v Stoke City (Saturday December 13 2014)

Bojan wins Arsenal man of the match poll (Wednesday December 10 2014)

Stoke's November goal of the month (Wednesday December 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)

1. lloyd_17 6

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Stoke
Stoke 3 - 2 Arsenal
Man Utd 2 - 1 Stoke
Liverpool 1 - 0 Stoke
Stoke 1 - 2 Burnley
Spurs 1 - 2 Stoke

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Everton 17 5 6 6 0 21
11. Liverpool 16 6 3 7 -3 21
12. Aston Villa 17 5 5 7 -10 20
13. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19
14. WBA 17 4 5 8 -6 17
15. Q.P.R. 17 5 2 10 -12 17
16. Sunderland 16 2 10 4 -10 16

Breaking League News

Crawley Want Palace Price Extension
Crystal Palace : 21/12/2014 16:28:00
McArthur - Palace Have Character
Crystal Palace : 21/12/2014 16:16:00
Lambert To Complete Cleverley Deal?
Aston Villa : 21/12/2014 16:07:00
Newcastle : 21/12/2014 15:40:00
Stoke v Chelsea - Stat Attack
Chelsea : 21/12/2014 15:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs Crystal Palace
Suggested By:  
Begovic 19%
Bardsley 0%
Shawcross 33%
Wilson 0%
Pieters 0%
Cameron 16%
N'Zonzi 16%
Walters 16%
Bojan 0%
Diouf 0%
Crouch 0%
Arnautovic 0%