Stoke City boss Mark Hughes said his Hull counterpart Steve Bruce was “defending the indefensible” after Bruce played down the tackle which left Stephen Ireland needing 15 stitches in a leg wound.
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Stoke City boss Mark Hughes said he is close to signing his three-year contract with the Potters.
He said that there is a will for both sides to agree on the contract and he has no reason to reject signing the contract and move on.
Stoke City left back Erik Pieters visited a primary school in Newcastle-under-Lyme for a presentation as part of the football club’s City 7s project.
Stoke City defender Dionatan Teixeira visited a Newcastle-under-Lyme school as part of the club’s City 7s initiative.
During the visit to Reginald Mitchell Primary school in Kidsgrove, he presented children with a new home shirt, two tickets to watch a match and the chance to meet another player for a £10 fee.
Stoke City midfielder Steven N’Zonzi hopes the club can improve on last season’s ninth place finish as the Potters head into the last third of the season.
Stoke are 10th in the Premier League, four places and nine points better off than this time last season.
A Victor Moses penalty in the dying minutes was enough for injury-hit Stoke City to claim all three points and ruin new Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood’s first game in charge.
Villa initially led through a Scott Sinclair header, but the Potters hit back just before half time with a goal from Mame Biram Diouf.
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes said his players are looking forward to playing Aston Villa away at Villa Park tomorrow (Saturday, February 21)
Despite players having injuries, Hughes hopes the new line-up will benefit the Potters against the Premier League strugglers.
Stoke City’s Glenn Whelan is confident they can bounce back after their crushing FA Cup exit ahead of their trip to Aston Villa.
The Potters were swept aside 4-1 by Championship side Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park as they were victims of another FA Cup upset.
The chairman of the Football Supporters’ Federation believes there should be an investigation into the disorder at Stoke City’s away game against Blackburn Rovers.
Five Stoke City fans were arrested for various offences and others ejected from the ground during their 4-1 FA Cup defeat at Ewood Park.
Two of five Stoke City fans arrested following disorder at the club’s FA Cup defeat at Blackburn Rovers have been charged.
Thomas Hope-Pickin, 18, of Park View Close, Stoke, was charged with possession of a firework.