UK time is: 02:18:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Stoke City vs. Everton

Britannia Stadium

1st May 2010

3pm

Stand by for some action - we hope!

Whilst the Potters didn't provide any action on the pitch last week but plenty off it then we need those roles to be reversed for the visit of Everton in the final home match of the season.

It's a full house and the players should know by now what's expected of them...

Vital Quotes:

Stoke's assistant manager, Peter Reid has echoed what all fans have been saying in the build up to the match:

'What we must do is bounce back and make sure we send the supporters home happy after our final home match of the season.

Stoke City Team News:

With both Dave Kitson and Tuncay unlikely to be flavour of the week with the boss, it could be that Pulis is forced to turn to Mamady Sidibe. Big Mama has not impressed fans this season since recovering from a long injury layoff, but at least he stays to support the rest of the team when he's subbed. But the gaffer's options are limited up front with Ricardo Fuller an injury doubt and so we may yet see Kitson or Tuncay starting alongside the Mali international.

Skipper, Abdoulaye Faye is back in the squad despite limping off after only eight minutes last week.

Player to watch: Asmir Begovic

Asmir will make his home debut after Thomas Sorensen dislocated his elbow at Stamford Bridge.

Everton Team News:

After a dreadful start to the season, the Toffees are in full flow and desperate to capture that final Europa League spot from under the noses of their near neighbours in Liverpool so don't be under any illusion that the visitors have nothing to play for.

But they continue to be without the injured trio of John Heitinga, Dan Gosling and Marouane Fellaini. Jack Rodwell and Leon Osman could also miss out for the second successive week.

Player to watch: Louis Saha

The former Red Devil has been in fine form this season with 15 goals in all competitions.

Match Facts & Stats

Ref Watch:

Howard Webb. He's supposedly the best there is, but we'll wait and judge him after the match.

Next Fixtures:

Wednesday 5th May: Fulham (away) kick-off 8pm
Sunday 9th May: Man United (away) kick-off: 4pm * live on SKY TV




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

The Journalist

Writer: Chris Baldwin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 30 2010

Time: 8:21PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Stoke City Articles

Stoke secure marquee Bojan signing (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Palacios fails Qatar medical (Monday July 21 2014)

Jerome left out of Germany squad (Saturday July 19 2014)

Palacios set for Qatar switch (Saturday July 19 2014)

Cameron given freedom of home city (Saturday July 19 2014)

Which strikers could leave Stoke? (Friday July 18 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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

5 Years Since Sir Bobby Left Us
Newcastle : 31/07/2014 00:56:00
So Suarez Was Too Good For Liverpool Too, Right?
Arsenal : 31/07/2014 00:12:00
Swansea City Boss: More Signings To Come
Swansea : 30/07/2014 21:09:00
Borini Poll Result..
Sunderland : 30/07/2014 18:15:00
Ghanaian International Coming On Loan?
Sunderland : 30/07/2014 17:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Stoke player of the World Cup
Suggested By:  
Begovic 9%
Cameron 11%
Odemwingie 76%
Palacios 4%