Survival the priority for Delap

10 October 2010 10:56
Stoke City midfielder Rory Delap says Premier League survival is still the club's first target despite the team's recent run of results.The Potters have taken 10 points from the last four games and sit seventh during the international break. [LNB]Ex-Republic of Ireland international Delap, 34, told BBC Radio Stoke: "The strength of the other teams looks a bit above what we're aiming for. [LNB]"As long as where you finish is not in that bottom three you'd take it." [LNB]The former Carlisle player has played in each of Stoke's two previous Premier League campaigns and believes year-on-year improvement is a sensible goal. [LNB]The Potters have finished 12th and then 11th since returning to the top flight in 2008 and Delap said: "We're looking to improve on last season, if that's by one point and one place we'd be happy. [LNB]"We're looking to progress as a team every year."

Source: BBC_Sport