LATEST City arrival Sam Vokes insisted that newly appointed manager persuaded him to make the switch to the bet365 Stadium.
Gary Rowett has insisted that his Stoke City side haven’t had luck on their side in recent weeks, as they head into their Championship clash with Bristol City on Saturday.
Stoke City manager Gary Rowett insists he will not hide away from criticism as the Potters’ struggles continued with their Carabao Cup defeat to Nottingham Forest.
Rowett has come under increasing pressure this week after his side suffered two identical 3-2 reverses, with both games seeing Stoke attempt to overturn a three-goal deficit.
Burton Albion captain Shaun Barker has announced his desire to retire from football at the end of the season.
The former Derby County captain’s career has been blighted by injury, meaning he has only featured five times for the Brewers during his two-year tenure at the club.
A winless run of eight games was extended to the hands of Hull City who defeated Burton Albion 5-0 at the Pirelli Stadium.
A brace from Kamil Grosicki and goals from Harry Wilson, David Meyler and Will Keane secured all three points for The Tigers as relegation looms upon The Brewers.
Nigel Clough was disappointed not to come away with all three points after Burton Albion’s home draw against Nottingham Forest.
The Brewers manager felt his side did everything but score during the frustrating 0-0 draw at the Pirelli Stadium.
Port Vale captain Marc Richards believes everything is in place at the club for an eventual return to the Championship.
The striker added that promotion this season could be the catalyst for the Burslem club to climb through the divisions.