Neil Aspin has confirmed that his new captain for the season will be Port Vale veteran Tom Pope.
Pope enjoys captaining Aspin’s team, he said: “It’s nice to have the armband, I think the lads spoke in my favour (To the manager).
Longton Rugby captain George Glenn, believes the club are in good spirits following their recent run of positive results.
Newcastle-under-Lyme triple jumper Ben Williams has expressed plenty of confidence at winning a medal at next year’s Commonwealth Games following his inclusion in the Team England squad.
The championship will be held in Australia next April and Williams is looking for support from sponsors to enhance his chances of success.
Stoke-On-Trent cricketer Danielle Wyatt made a resilient half century as England’s women lost The Ashes, falling to a six-wicket defeat in the first T20 international at Sydney.
The 26-year-old hit six fours in her 36 ball knock, which was the first time she’d gone beyond 50 in international cricket.
Renault Clio Cup 2016 champion Ant Whorton-Eales is “delighted” to join AmD tuning for the 2017 season of the British Touring Car Championship.
The Staffordshire driver, from Lichfield, will be driving an Audi S3 alongside Ollie Jackson who is returning for a second year with the team.