Stoke class tells at Doncaster thanks to Jonathan Walters’ Cup special

09 January 2016 05:10
In the end it was the quality of the finishing that meant Stoke progressed beyond this round for the seventh year in a row without the need for a replay. While that of Mark Hughes’s team bore the hallmarks of international class, the late chances fluffed by Doncaster would have made an FA Cup bloopers tape.Jonathan Walters thrashed in what turned out to be a stunning winner as Stoke put the midweek disappointment of conceding a deficit to Liverpool in the Capital One Cup semi-final behind them. Without their twinkle-toed trio of Bojan Krkic, Xherdan Shaqiri and Marko Arnautovic, the honours fell to the Republic of Ireland international and Peter Crouch to navigate the way to victory at the Keepmoat Stadium. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian