Stoke City | Potters await the Palace
UK time is: 10:31:29
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Stoke City vs. Crystal Palace

Britannia Stadium

13th March 2006

7:45pm

On Sky

Potters await the Palace

Stoke City take on promotion hopefuls, Crystal Palace currently sitting in 5th place. Palace have had some indifferent form of late culminating in a 2-1 defeat at home to Leeds last weekend after they had won all six games either side of the new year.

Vital Quotes:

Potters' defender Clint Hill was managed by Palace Manager, Iain Dowie, when he played at Oldham and he told The Sentinel that he found him an inspiration: 'Some of the technical, tactical and motivational skills were something I hadn't seen before. He's done well and will go on to be one of the best managers in England'

Stoke City Team News:

Johan Boskamp may rest influential winger Luke Chadwick after he had to be substituted with exhaustion during the Wolves game in midweek.
Martin Paterson, performing well in the reserves, is certain to be given a chance to feature in the squad, but we will have to wait to see if he figures on anything other than the subs' bench.
Mamady Sidibe and Hannes Sigurdsson are also likely to be included, as is Peter Kopteff who reportedly played a blinder in the reserve game against Sheffield Wednesday in midweek.

Player to watch: Sam Bangoura

Hopefully he will be getting back into scoring ways very soon. He's proved that he can get into those potential goal scoring positions better than any other player.

Crystal Palace Team News:

Crystal Palace expect Ben Watson,Dougie Freedman and Marco Riech to be back fit.
Danny Granville is still sidelined with a long-term knee injury. Danny Butterfield and John Macken are also still unavailable.

Player to watch: Andy Johnson

Has been regarded as just on the edge of the England team and always a danger with 11 goals to his credit.

Match Facts & Stats

Not a good record for the Potters. Out of the last 11 meetings, we have not won any and drawn only 3.
Time that we won then!

Next Fixtures:

Sat 18th March: Burnley (Home) Kick-off 3pm
Sat 25th March: Leeds (Away) Kick-off 3pm


The Journalist

Writer: Chris Baldwin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 12 2006

Time: 8:03PM

 

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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Stoke 2 - 1 West Ham
Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Stoke
Stoke 1 - 1 Sunderland
Man City 4 - 0 Stoke
Stoke 0 - 4 Spurs
Liverpool 4 - 1 Stoke

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Southampton 38 18 9 11 18 63
7. West Ham 38 16 14 8 14 62
8. Liverpool 38 16 12 10 13 60
9. Stoke 38 14 9 15 -14 51
10. Chelsea 38 12 14 12 6 50
11. Everton 38 11 14 13 4 47
12. Swansea 38 12 11 15 -10 47

Stoke City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Three Wembley Games for Our Deadly Rivals
Chelsea : 29/05/2016 10:27:01
Chelsea Target Linked with PSG
Chelsea : 29/05/2016 10:21:00
Rashford New Deal to be Announced!
Man Utd : 29/05/2016 10:13:01
Mourinho Wants Stones
Man Utd : 29/05/2016 10:04:00
Chelsea Continue Pogba Chase
Chelsea : 29/05/2016 09:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v West Ham
Suggested By:  
Given 6%
Cameron 0%
Shawcross 36%
Wollscheid 0%
Pieters 0%
Whelan 2%
Imbula 48%
Walters 0%
Bojan 3%
Arnautovic 0%
Joselu 0%
Diouf 1%
Bardsley 1%
Adam 3%