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Tony Pulis fumes at fixture pile-up as Stoke's FA Cup trip to Wolves is switched to Sunday

25 Jan 2011 19:51:04

Tony Pulis fumes at fixture pile-up as Stoke's FA Cup trip to Wolves is switched to Sunday

Furious: Pulis Stoke boss Tony Pulis is unhappy that his side's FA Cup fourth-round tie against Wolves has been scheduled for Sunday. The Potters' trip to Molineux is swiftly followed by two Barclays Premier League fixtures, against Liverpool on February 2 and then Sunderland on February 5. The decision to move the cup tie from Saturday - made by police because Birmingham and Aston Villa are both at home that afternoon - to the following day has riled Pulis. He told the Sentinel: 'If the Wolves game had to be changed, I would have it on the Friday night, but apparently that has been pooh-poohed. 'Playing on the Friday would have given us more time to prepare for a tough game at Liverpool. 'What makes it worse is that Liverpool and Sunderland are out of the cup, so are putting their feet up over the weekend.' He added: 'Everybody is saying we should take the FA Cup seriously, then they go and do this.'  Pulis fumes at Shawcross red card as Stoke face up to two matches without star defenderStoke told Jerome will cost £8m as Birmingham aim to sign Tuncay All the latest Stoke news, features and opinion  Explore more:People: Tony Pulis Places: Birmingham, Liverpool


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