UK time is: 23:32:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Brooker: Pressure is on Stoke

City striker Steve Brooker claims the pressure is firmly on league leaders Stoke City ahead of Saturday's match between the two clubs at the Britainia Stadium.

The Potters returned to top spot at the weekend after Liam Lawrence's late goal saw off Coventry.

A win for Gary Johnson's men would put the club on the brink of Premiership football with the season rapidly drawing to a close.

But Brooker, who made his first start for The Robins in nearly a year at the weekend, expects Tony Pulis' side to be firm favourties going into the match.

'Nerves do play a part when you're top of the league, because no-one wants to make a mistake which might cost you the game,' he revealed to the Bristol Evening Post.

'But the psychology changes for us now that we're the ones doing the chasing and not being chased.

'Sure, we have to go there and win, but there will be a lot more pressure on Stoke in front of their own fans, because they're now in a position where they have it all to lose.'

Vital Football are currently looking for a site editor for this site.

Have you got the passion for your club? Are you over 18? Do you have some experience in writing news and match reports? Or have you got a site that you want to move over to this exciting new network with free hosting and a content managed system on offer? If so you could be just what we are looking for!

Apply via the advert or by Clicking Here





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 14 2008

Time: 6:25PM

Your Comments

What a load of tosh......
BoothenP
Neither team is under pressure cos both are fighting above their weight? I think promotion for either team will cause more pain in the long run, look what has happened to Derby.
welshboy78
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Bristol City Articles

Osborne Picks Up Nasty Injury (Tuesday July 22 2014)

City Notch 3-0 Win Against Gunners (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Former Keeper Moves Again (Monday July 21 2014)

Former Striker Joins Altrincham. (Monday July 21 2014)

Wilbraham Happy To Join Robins (Monday July 21 2014)

Former Magpie On Trial With Robins (Saturday July 19 2014)

Wolves Youngster A Target For City? (Thursday July 17 2014)

Squad Numbers Announced At City (Saturday July 12 2014)

Hands Off Baldock Warning. (Saturday July 12 2014)

Archived Bristol City Articles

List All Vital Bristol City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Barnsley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Bradford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Bristol City 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Colchester 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Coventry 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Crawley 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

The Numbers Are In
Fleetwood : 28/07/2014 22:40:00
DRFC Trialist joins former club
Doncaster : 28/07/2014 21:13:00
Glovers Beaten In Final Home Friendly
Yeovil : 28/07/2014 21:09:00
DRFC Rovers make a third signing on busy day
Doncaster : 28/07/2014 21:02:00
DRFC Young striker signs on for more
Doncaster : 28/07/2014 20:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Cotterill get us back up?
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 50%