Crewe boss David Artell says their pre-season preparations have been slightly hampered by the need for some of his staff and players to self-isolate due to having slight symptoms of Covid-19. Assistant boss Kenny Lunt, new signing Shaun MacDonald and forwards Chris Porter and Mika Mandron have all had to self-isolate for 10 days. Artell […]
Crewe boss Dave Artell says Tom Lowery won’t play for the club again after talks over a new contract ground to a halt. Artell says he’s tried to engage with the midfielder’s agent but he’s ignored his calls The Alex boss says if Tom wants to come into the office for talks then great, but […]
Stoke City’s assistant manager Dean Holden says new boy Mario Vrancic can play alongside Nick Powell in midfield. Many felt that the pair were in direction competition for a place but Holden says the first half performance at Crewe on Tuesday proved they can play together. He says Mario got on the ball in some […]
Ex-Port Vale legend Tom Pope has joined non-league Congleton Town. The striker was one of 15 players released by manager Darrell Clarke at the end of last season. Pope was one of a number of new signings announced by the Bears last night, which also included another former Vale old boy Gary Roberts.
Stoke ace Ian White is back on the oche at the World Matchplay tonight. He takes on Michael van Gerwen for a place in the quarter-finals
Stoke City won 3-2 at Crewe last night in a charity match for Alex academy goalkeeper Ashton Hulme. Danny Batth, Steven Fletcher and Nick Powell were on target for the Potters who were three-up at the break. The hosts hit back in the second half with goals from Josh Lundstram and Owen Dale. All money […]
Port Vale boss Darrell Clarke says he’s still looking to bring in at least another couple of players before the new season. The players step up their preparations at a training camp this week with three sessions a day planned. The Vale were without David Worrall, Leon Legge, David Amoo and Jake Taylor as they […]
Stoke City’s Jacob Brown says it was a massive boost for his confidence netting a hat-trick in their first pre season game on Saturday. The Potters completed their six day training camp in Northern Ireland with a 6-0 win over Linfield.
Hundreds of athletes from across the UK braved scorching temperatures yesterday to complete the gruelling Ironman 70.3 triathlon event in Staffordshire. After a one-lap swim at Chasewater, the athletes then took the 56-mile cycle route through Staffordshire countryside. The half-marathon distance run was a two-and-a-half loop run route around the centre of Stafford, taking in […]
Crewe boss Dave Artell has heaped praise on former manager Steve Holland who could play his part in helping England to Euro glory on Sunday. Holland is now assistant to Gareth Southgate. Artell says he’s a terrific coach and deserves all the plaudits as England prepare to take on Italy at Wembley in Sunday nights […]