Former Stoke City defender Alan Dodd believes current skipper Ryan Shawcross deserves an England call-up.
Dodd, 58, who made 372 appearances for Stoke, says Shawcross has been a model of consistency since the Potters were promoted to the Premiership.
Staffordshire University student James Hale has been called up by Norfolk to play Minor Counties Cricket next season.
The 19-year-old’s impressive performances for his club, Great Witchingham, caught the eye of the Norfolk selectors.
Port Vale player-coach Gareth Owen said he is delighted to represent League Two after being voted onto the PFA management committee.
The 29-year-old is eager to get involved and will join a select group of players from all four divisions, including Everton captain Phil Neville, Fulham’s Brede Hangeland and Blackburn striker Jason Roberts.
Staffordshire University’s women’s football team ended the first-half of their season with a hard fought 5-3 victory over Nottingham University 2nds.
Lori Evans led the way for Staffs with a hat-trick and the result means the 1sts remained undefeated at home this term.
A racehorse part-owned by a Staffordshire University student’s mother could be running at next year’’s Cheltenham Festival.
Everyl Madell, whose son Calum studies Sports Journalism at Staffs, has a stake in Magnifique Etoile, trained by Charlie Longsdon.
Stafford Rangers boss Greg Clowes refused to make excuses after his team’s poor form continued at Marston Road.
A late own goal secured all three points for visitors Kendall Town in their Evo-Stik Northern Premier League clash.
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Badminton players from Staffordshire University made their mark at the British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) Badminton Championships at the weekend.
While no Staffs players fought through to the second day of the two-day event, there were still some notable performances.
Former Stoke City winger and Republic of Ireland international Terry Conroy is delighted his nation has qualified for the European Championships next summer.
Conroy, 65, says qualification is a great boost for the Irish people in troubled economic times – and believes Ireland could be the surprise package in Poland and the Ukraine