Confirmed XI: Stoke City v Hull City

5. Peter Crouch - You're telling me altitude sickness isn't a factor up there? Crouchy could probably do with some herbal assistance to take the edge off. Given than he has spent his entire adult life breathing decidedly rarefied air, one toke would probably be enough to put him on his backside for a week!


The Britannia Stadium will be the host for Saturday’s Premier League clash between Stoke City and Hull City.

When the Tigers took on the Potters earlier this season, the tie ended in a 1-1 draw at Kingston upon Hull. Steve Bruce and Mark Hughes are manager of the two clubs in action today, with Bruce managing Hull and Hughes taking charge of the host.

Both Bruce and Hughes played together while they were at Manchester United. The former Red Devils players will see their teams manager will go against each other for the weekend Premier League clash.

The confirmed starting XI of both teams are given below:

Stoke City: Begovic; Bardsley, Wollscheid, Wilson, Pieters; Nzonzi, Whelan; Walters, Ireland, Moses; Diouf

Hull CityMcGregor; Figueroa, Bruce, Dawson, Elmohamady; McShane, Meyler, Livermore, Huddlestone, Ramirez; Aluko

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